Betty “Susie” Hensley, 79, of Lee’s Summit, Mo,  passed away Jan. 3, 2020, following a battle with cancer.

Betty Sue Collins was born Dec. 28, 1940, to Edward Lee and Edna Richards Collins in Dykes, Mo. She attended Ragsdale grade school, Houston High School and graduated in 1958. She married Richard Dick Hensley on Nov.  20, 1965, in Kansas City, Mo.

Mrs. Hensley was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; three half-sisters, Faye Sillyman, Mabel Walker and Fern Vandiver; half-brother, Homer Collins; and sister, Bonnie Odle.

She is survived by her sister, Nora Lee Hutsell; brother, Steve Collins; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

A visitation was Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd St., Lee’s Summit. Graveside services followed at Lee’s Summit Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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