June Graves Hensley was recently honored by Kingston’s Southwest Point Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution for 30 years of DAR membership.
Her Revolutionary War ancestor, Martin Miller, also fought in the War of 1812.
Hensley became a member of the DAR on Dec. 9, 1982, when she joined the Simon Harris Chapter in Knoxville.
In 1998, she and Mary Bell co-founded the Southwest Point Chapter in Kingston.
She has served as chapter treasurer, and this year, has made 44 blankets for veterans and children.