Earla Hensley was born July 5th, 1952 in San Bernadino California to parents Ralph Hensley and Azlee Funderburk.
She went to college at Chemeketa and was a writer and editor for the school paper. She loved the outdoors, walking on the beach, fishing, and she loved her friends and family very much.
She was a sister to 5 siblings. Of those siblings she is preceded in beath by Bitsy, Lynn, and Lia. She is survived by her siblings; Twila, and Ralph II. She is also survived by her three children; Mona, Patti, and Bobby, and her four granddaughters, and nine great grandchildren and also by her ex husband Robert McCourt.