Wilma Fern Henshaw

                                                     ┌── James Myles Henshawc1848-<1899
                      ┌── Grover Cleveland Henshaw ──┤
                      │    1885-1961                 │
                      │                              └── Jerusha "Drushie" Tanner
                      │                                   1850-?    
Wilma Fern Henshaw ───┤
B: 1930               │                              ┌── Joseph Martin
D: 2004               │                              │
                      └── Nellie Lee Martin ─────────┤
                           1886-1949                 │
                                                     └── Eugenia Keziah "Duny" Gibbs
M: Elvis Arnald Jones

Wilma Fern Henshaw     [ID 13582] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 18 1930, Herrin, Williamson County, Illinois.1,2,3  

She married Elvis Arnald Jones.2  Elvis, son of L. Elvis Jones & Emma Hieman4, was born Aug 14 19124 [Aug 12 19123], Vanderburgh County, Indiana4.  

Elvis died Oct 13 1984.2,3  

Wilma Fern Henshaw died Oct 29 2004, Parkview Nursing Center, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana.2,3  

Wilma's obituary was published in "The Star Press" (Muncie, Indiana) on Monday, November 01, 2004:2

Wilma F. Jones, 74

MUNCIE - Wilma F. Jones, 74, Muncie, passed away Friday afternoon, October 29, 2004 at the Parkview Nursing Center.  

She was born in Herrin, Illinois, January 18, 1930, the daughter of Nellie Martin Henshaw and Grover Henshaw.  

Wilma grew up in Illinois and graduated from Herrin High School in 1948.  

She lived in Indianapolis from 1948 until 1963; in Dayton, Ohio from 1963 until 1967 and then moved to the Muncie area in 1967.  

She worked at Ball State University for five years and at the Duncan Supply Company for nineteen years and retired in 1992.  

Wilma attended the St. Lawrence Catholic Church.  

Survivors include one son, Joseph Pollard, (wife-Kathleen), Baltimore, Maryland; one daughter, Judith "Judy" Fields, Muncie; one sister, Grace Cherry, (husband-Harry), Sebastian, Florida; six grandchildren, John Shankel; Carmen Pollard; Candace Pollard; Kirsten Pollard; Katelyn Fields and Kasey Fields.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elvis A. Jones, who passed away in October, 1984.  

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of THE MEEKS MORTUARY and CREMATORY with Father Dennis Goth officiating.  Entombment will follow in the Gardens of Memory Mausoleum, north of Muncie.  

Friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.  

Memorials may be sent to the St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 820 East Charles, Muncie, IN 47305.  

Online condolences to the family may be directed to www.meeksmortuary.com.  

The family would like to thank Dr. Adrian and the Parkview Nursing Center for all of their loving care.

Social Security information for Wilma Fern Henshaw: 353-24-7359

Social Security information for Elvis Arnald Jones: 315-01-3120


  1. Contribution from Pete Henshaw.
  2. Obituary of Wilma F. Jones; "The Star Press" (Muncie, Indiana), Nov 1 2004; http://www.ancestry.com "Obituary Collection".
  3. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  4. Indiana Births, 1880-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.

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