John Douglas Henshaw, Jr.

                                                                ┌── Lenden Douglas Hinshaw
                                                                │    1916-1966 
                             ┌── John Douglas "Sonny" Henshaw ──┤
                             │    1938-1989                     │
                             │                                  └── Geraldine Poole
                             │                                       1921-1999 
John Douglas Henshaw, Jr. ───┤
B: 1958                      │
D: 2015                      │
                             └── Imogene Holman
M: Cathy Jean Harrison
   ├── John Dennis Henshaw (1992-) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Laura Henshaw  3
   └── Anna Henshaw  3

M: Ashley Anne Stewart

John Douglas Henshaw, Jr.     [ID 10634] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

John Douglas Henshaw, Jr.2 [Johnny Henshaw5].

Born Aug 27 1958.2  

John's birth was announced in "The Sikeston Herald" (Sikeston, Missouri) on Thursday, September 4, 1958 (apparently published a week late):6

Mr. and Mrs. John Henshaw of Charleston Route 1 are the parents of a son, born Wednesday night at 7:15 at Cape Osteopathic Hospital.  The child weighed 7 pounds and 8 ounces.

He married Cathy Jean Harrison.2  

John and Cathy divorced.2  

He then married Ashley Anne Stewart.2  

Ashley brings to the marriage two lovely daughters, Laura Elizabeth Stewart and Anna Marie Stewart.2  

John retired from the U.S. Army, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.2  

John and Ashley moved back to Ashley's hometown, Alexandria, Virginia, to settle down and enjoy retired living.2  

John Douglas Henshaw, Jr. died Aug 3 2015, at his home, Alexandria, Louisiana; age 56.7  

John's obituary was published in "The Advocate" (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) on August 7-13, 2015:7

Memorial services for John Douglas Henshaw, Jr. will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, August 6, 2015 in the Chapel of White Oaks with Reverend Cliff Stewart officiating.  Military rites will be conducted by the Fort Polk Honor Guard, under the direction of White Oaks Funeral Home, Alexandria.  John, 56, of Alexandria, entered eternal rest on Monday, August 3, 2015 in his residence.  He was born August 27, 1958 in Girardeau, Missouri to John Douglas Henshaw, Sr. and Imogene Danford Holman Henshaw.  He retired 24 years of service from the United States Army, having received numerous medals and honors and retired as a United States Army Lieutenant Colonel.  He was an avid hunter, loved the outdoors and spending time with "Adilynn Grace" his beautiful granddaughter.  Family time was the most important thing in this world to him.  He was a member of THETA XI Fraternity of South Eastern University in Hammond.  He earned his Bachelor's degree in Psychology and his Master's degree in International Studies.  He is preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Cliff Henshaw.  Those left behind to cherish his memory are: his wife, Ashley A. Henshaw of Alexnadria; one son, John Henshaw of Pineville; two daughters, Laura Stewart of Arcadia and Anna Couvillion of Woodworth; two sisters, Teresa Bercegay of Folsum and Susie Wilson of Milton, Florida; granddaughter, Adilynn Couvillion of Woodworth; lifetime friend, Greg Flores of Baton Rouge; and a host of family and friends.  Visitation will begin on Thursday, August 6, 2015 in the Chapel of White Oaks from 10 a.m. until service time.

(photo)Photo: John Douglas Henshaw, Jr. birth announcement "The Sikeston Herald", Sep 4 1958 6

(photo)Photo: John Douglas Henshaw, Jr. 7


  1. Contribution from Suzanne Michele Henshaw Wilson.
  2. Contribution from John Douglas Henshaw, Jr.
  3. John Douglas Henshaw, Jr. obituary.
  4. Contribution from John Douglas Henshaw, Jr..
  5. Obituary of Clifton Aubrey Henshaw.
  6. "The Sikeston Herald", Sep 4 1958;
  7. Obituary of John Douglas Henshaw, Jr.; "The Advocate", Aug 7-13 2015:

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