William (Bill) Hennessee – Obituary

By  | November 9, 2017 | Filed under: Elkins Funeral Home, Obituaries

William (Bill) Hennessee, 83, of Florence passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at his home with his wife Pamela and family by his side. Visitation will be Friday,

November 10, 2017 at Elkins funeral home from 12:00 P.M. until 1:00P.M. A service will follow at 1:00 P.M. in the Chapel. Burial will follow at Tri-CitiesMemorial Gardens.


He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Sybil Hennessee; sons Russell and Steve Hennessee; and In-Laws Walter and Lucille Mays


He is survived by his wife of 47 years Pamela Hennessee; daughters, Susan Ciambella and Rhonda Hennessee; sons, Bob Hennessee, Greg Hodges, Vic Hodges (Kelley), and Wally Hodges; brother, Horace Hennessee (Ruby); 13 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and special family friends and his little buddy Scooter the dog.


Mr. Hennessee was born in Lauderdale County; and retired from Ford Motor Company and Chrysler. He had owned a number of successful business’s including Pam’s Pottery, Sportstich, and many others. He with his wife raised there children, a member of Stoney Point Church of Christ a great husband and father.


The family would like to thank the nurses and doctors at Helen Keller, and the ambulance service for there kindness; special friend David Cox for all he has done for the family. The family thanks all those that have sent food and many other acts of kindness.


In Lieu of Flowers donation can be made to; St. Jude 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105; Shiners Hospitals for Children 2900 Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, FL 33607 ; or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.


Elkins Funeral Home invites you to leave your condolences at www.elkinsfuneralhome.com


The time was near, and no one knew

You would leave so quick, without a clue

Your eyes, your smile , your voice so sweet,

I know some day we will once again meet,

I Love You

-Pamela Hennessee


Thanks for being my Dad and best friend


Daddy spread your wings and fly high

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