Franklyn “Jack” Sherman Ensley, 83, of Ringgold, Georgia died on Friday, February 8, 2013.
A lifelong resident of the Ringgold area, he was a retired employee of Combustion Engineering where he worked for 41 years, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of New Liberty Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Roy and Hattie Jane Carpenter Ensley; brothers, Lyle, Lee, Crawford and William Roy Jr. Ensley; sisters, Florene Presley and Lila Mae Carlock.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Barbara June Scoggins Ensley of Ringgold; daughter, Charlotte (Melvin) McGuffey of Ringgold; son, Steve (Donna) Ensley of LaFayette; two sisters, Doris (James) Lake of Ringgold, and Melba Jean (Bill) Davidson of Ringgold; brother, Howard (Mary) Ensley of Ringgold; three grandchildren, Judith Henson, Madeline Ensley and McIver Ensley; great-grandson, Rowdy Henson, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Danny Henson officiating. Interment will follow at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, Feb. 10, from 3-8 p.m., and Monday until funeral time at the funeral home.
Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home, Wallis-Stewart Chapel, Ringgold.
An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.