Virdine Hensley Price Rose

November 19, 1922 ~ October 27, 2007 (age 84)

Virdine Hensley Price Rose, age 84, of Union Point, GA, died Saturday, October 27, 2007 at Willow Run Retirement Home. Born in Hall County on November 19, 1922 she was one of eleven children born to the late Lemuel Argo Hensley and Ollie Weaver Hensley. She attended Maxeys and Penfield Schools and worked on the family farm. While living in Georgia she worked for a chenille bedspread plant and Chipman Union in Union Point, General Time in Athens, Coil Electric in Crawford and Vantress Egg Terminal in Greensboro. She later moved to California where she worked as an aircraft electrician at Alameda Naval Air Station. At different times she lived in Memphis, TN. In 2003 she moved back to Penfield and since 2005 has resided at Willow Run Retirement Home.

She is survived by a son, Paul Price and wife Kirsten of Union Point, GA; a sister, Betty Jean Johnson of Thomson, GA; two brothers, L. A. Hensley Jr. of Madison, GA and Dillard Hensley of Covington, GA; three grandchildren, Stewart Price of Bakersfield, CA, Toni Price of Columbus, OH and Blythe Van Eps of Boise, ID; and a great grandchild, Jaxson Van Eps. She was preceded in death by siblings, Thelma Hensley, Elize Wilson, Tilman Hensley, Zelmar Swann, Grady Hensley, Clyde Hensley and Talmadge Hensley.

Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jim Olds officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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