Loyal Ray Hanshaw

                                                 ┌── Jacob Robert Hinshaw
                                                 │    1854-1929 
                     ┌── Donald Thomas Hanshaw ──┤
                     │    1893-1947              │
                     │                           └── Margaret Jane Smith
                     │                                1854-1921 
Loyal Ray Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1928              │
D: 1997              │
                     └── Effie Ellen Butler
                          1897-1976 
M: Mary Lorita Adair
   ├── David Ray Hanshaw (1949-) 1,2,3
   ├── Diana June Hanshaw (1954-) 1,2,3
   └── Daniel Thomas Hanshaw (1957-) 1,2,3

Loyal Ray Hanshaw     [ID 15729] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Loyal Ray Hanshaw2,4,5,6 [Ray Hanshaw1].

Born Apr 2 1928, Black Rock, Lawrence County, Arkansas.1,2,4,7,8  

He married Mary Lorita Adair1,2,9 [Loretta Adair10], Sep 26 19481,2,9, Booneville, Logan County, Arkansas1,2,9.  Mary, daughter of Orville/Orval Oran Adair & Irene Mae Wells, was born Feb 1 1931.2,5,9  

Ray was a U.S. Navy veteran.7,8  

Ray and brother Melvin Donald ran Hanshaws Jewelry store in Booneville, Arkansas.  They were watch repairmen and very respected in the community.2  

In 1994-1997 Ray was living in/near Boonville, Logan County, Arkansas.5,6  

Loyal Ray Hanshaw died Apr 28 1997, buried May 1 1997, Fort Smith National Cemetery, Ft. Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas.1,5,7,8  (Apr 28 1997, Booneville, Arkansas).2  

Mary died Dec 1 2003, Booneville, Logan County, Arkansas; buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Booneville, Arkansas.5,7,9,10,11  

Mary's obituary was published in the "Times Record" (Fort Smith, Arkansas) on Tuesday, December 2, 2003:10

Loretta Hanshaw

BOONEVILLE -- Loretta Hanshaw, 71, of Booneville died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003.  She was a homemaker, a former employee of Wolverine Toy Co. and Lady Fair Mills and a lifelong member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Booneville.  She was the widow of Ray Hanshaw.  

Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Booneville with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.  

She is survived by a daughter, Diana Hudson of Booneville; two sons, David Hanshaw of Green Forest and Danny Hanshaw of Booneville; a sister, Peggy Killion of Booneville; two brothers, Herman Adair of Booneville and Quentin Adair of Gilroy, Calif.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  

Pallbearers will be Rick Henry, Rick Hudson, Dennis Adair, Aaron Thorne, Jim Rodatz and Paul Wisley.  

The body may be viewed today at the funeral home.

Another obituary was published in the "Times Record" (Fort Smith, Arkansas) on Wednesday, December 3, 2003:9

Mary Lorita Hanshaw, 71, of Booneville died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, in Booneville.  She was a homemaker, a former employee of Wolverine Toy Co. and Lady Fair Mills and a lifelong member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Booneville.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Hanshaw; a granddaughter, Leah Hanshaw [sic]; her parents, Orville and Irene Adair; a brother, Glyn Adair; a sister, Naomi Gail Adair.  

Funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Booneville with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.  

She is survived by a daughter, Diana Hudson of Booneville; two sons, David Hanshaw of Green Forest and Danny Hanshaw of Booneville; a sister, Peggy Killion of Booneville; two brothers, Herman Adair of Booneville and Quentin Adair of Gilroy, Calif.; three granddaughters, Lori Moore, Lisa Hudson and Lacy Hudson; and four great-grandsons, Ricky Phelps, Caleb Martin, Adam Wilkins, and Shane Wilkins.  

Pallbearers will be Rick Henry, Rick Hudson, Dennis Adair, Aaron Thorne, Jim Rodatz and Paul Wisley.

Another obituary was published in the "Booneville Democrat" (Booneville, Arkansas) on Wednesday, December 10, 2003:11

Mary Lorita Hanshaw

Mary Lorita Hanshaw, 72, passed away Monday, Dec. 1, 2003 in Booneville.  She was a former employee of Wolverine Toy Company and the Lady Fair Mills and a lifelong member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Booneville.  

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ray Hanshaw; a granddaughter, Leah Hudson; her parents, Orville and Irene Adair; a brother, Glyn Adair; and a sister, Naomi Gail Adair.  

A funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Booneville with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery in Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.  

She is survived by a daughter, Diane Hudson of Booneville; two sons, David Hanshaw of Green Forrest and Danny Hanshaw of Booneville; one sister, Peggy Killion of Booneville; two brothers, Herman Adair of Booneville and Quentin Adair of Gilroy, Calif.; three granddaughters, Lori Moore, Lisa Hudson and Lacy Hudson; and four great-grandsons, Ricky Phelps, Caleb Martin, Adam Wilkins and Shane Wilkins.  

Pallbearers were Rick Henry, Rick Hudson, Dennis Adair, Aaron Thorne, Jim Rodatz and Paul Gene Wisley.

Social Security information for Loyal Ray Hanshaw: 432-40-0224

Social Security information for Mary Lorita Adair: 431-96-5837


Sources

  1. Contribution from Rethea Hanshaw Browning.
  2. Contribution from Diana Hudson.
  3. Obituary of Mary Lorita Hanshaw.
  4. 1930 census, Dent Township, Lawrence County, Arkansas; roll T626-80, ED 14, page 1A, line #26, family #6.
  5. "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
  6. 1994 Phone and Address Directory; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. http://www.findagrave.com.
  8. http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/sebastian/ftsmithnat/ftsmith%5Fhahen.htm.
  9. Obituary of Mary Lorita Hanshaw; the "Times Record", Dec 3 2003:
    http://www.swtimes.com/archive/2003/December/03/obits.html.
  10. Obituary of Loretta Hanshaw; the "Times Record", Dec 2 2003:
    http://www.swtimes.com/archive/2003/December/02/obits.html.
  11. Obituary of Mary Lorita Hanshaw; the "Booneville Democrat", Dec 10 2003; "Obituary Collection", http://www.ancestry.com.


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