Regina Hensley
Regina Hensley

Obituary of Regina J. Hensley

Regina J. Hensley, 57, passed away on March 4, 2024, at the Lexington Medical Center, Lexington, SC.


Regina was born in Seymour, IN, June 23, 1966 to John and Leona Hensley. She lived in North Vernon, IN until she was a teen, then moved with her family to Lake City, FL where she graduated high school at the top of her class. She then received her associate degree in nursing. She moved to Georgia then to Columbia, SC where she settled. She worked as Executive Secretary to the Vice President of the Midas Corporation for 23 years.


She is survived by her life partner, William Knight of Hopkins, SC; her mother, Leona Hensley of Columbus, IN; brothers and sisters, Ron (Carolyn) Hensley of North Vernon, IN, Vicki Fitzgerald of Leesville, SC, Crystal Hensley of North Vernon, IN, and Craig Hensley of Columbus, IN. Also, nieces and nephews, Joel, Allie, Carly, Cory and Rylan and great nieces, Winnie, Pru and Goldie. We cannot forget her precious cats, Sophie, Zoe, Raven, and Peanut.


She is proceeded in death by her father, John Hensley.


Regina was a skilled baker and would often bake for family and friends for special occasions. Ask anyone about her cakes. She also loved thrift stores and flea market shopping, all things purple or tie dye, exploring new places to dine, day trips to the mountains and caring for all the neighborhood cats. She was loved by all who knew her, but especially her partner, family, friends, and co-workers.


There will be a celebration of life service held on Saturday, March 16, 2024, from 2:00PM to 4:00PM at the Thompson Funeral Home, 845 Leesburg Rd, Columbia, SC 29209.


Celebration of Life

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park
845 Leesburg Road
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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