Emma Fay Hinshaw

                                                           ┌── Juneous R. Hinshaw
                                                           │    1873-1961 
                               ┌── Hubert Joseph Hinshaw ──┤
                               │    1906-1954              │
                               │                           └── R. Edna Kersey
                               │                                1881-1946 
Emma Fay Hinshaw ──────────────┤
B: 1937                        │
D: 2011                        │
                               └── Ethel A. Hancock
M: Daniel Lee "Danny" Coltrane

Emma Fay Hinshaw     [ID 19630] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Emma Fay Hinshaw1,2 [Fay Hinshaw3].

Born Jan 28 1937, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,2  

Emma and brother Ray were twins.1,2  

She married Daniel Lee "Danny" Coltrane, about 1957.2,3  Daniel, son of Vernon Eugene Coltrane & Cora Carter, was born Jan 11 1930, Guilford County, North Carolina.1,3  


Rena Lea Coltrane, born Nov 17 1957, Randolph County, North Carolina; married Ronnie McLeod.
Shirley Jean "Sherrie" Coltrane, born Oct 17 1958, Randolph County, North Carolina; married David Brewer.
Vernon Eugene Coltrane, born Feb 3 1965, Guilford County, North Carolina.

Emma Fay Hinshaw died Jan 2 2011, Moses Cone Hospital, Julian, North Carolina; buried Gilmore Memorial Park.2  

Emma's obituary was published in the "News Record" (Greensboro, North Carolina) on Tuesday, January 4, 2011:2

JULIAN -- Mrs. Emma Fay Hinshaw Coltrane went to meet her Savior on January 2, 2011 at Moses Cone Hospital.  

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 6, at Forbis & Dick, Pleasant Garden Chapel with burial at Gilmore Memorial Park.  

Mrs. Coltrane was born in Randolph County on January 28, 1937 to the late Hubert and Ethel Hancock Hinshaw.  She retired from the Guilford County Board of Elections after nearly forty years of service.  

She is survived by her husband of fifty-three years, Daniel Coltrane of the home; daughters, Rena McLeod (Ronnie) of Julian, Sherrie Brewer (David) of Climax; son, Eugene of the home; brother, Claude Hinshaw (Iris); sister, Laura Frye (Bobby), and twin brother, Ray Hinshaw (Patty), all of Climax; six grandchildren, Michelle, Daniel (Lauren), Beth (Josh), Krystal, Tina and Becca; one step-great-grandchild, Claire, and a host of nieces and nephews.  

The family wishes to thank all of the great, caring staff of MCH 2900 Critical Care Unit, Steve Campbell of MCH Respiratory Therapy and the Lebauer Critical Care doctors that took such good care of Fay and her family during her illness.  

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 5 at Forbis & Dick Funeral Home in Pleasant Garden.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.  

Offer online condolences at www.forbisanddick.com.

Daniel died Nov 5 2012, at his home, Julian, North Carolina; buried Gilmore Memorial Park.3  

Danny's obituary was published in the "News Record" (Greensboro, North Carolina) on November 11, 2012:3


JULIAN -- Mr. Daniel "Danny" Lee Coltrane, died peacefully at his home on November 5, 2012 following a long battle with heart disease.  

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14 at Forbis & Dick Pleasant Garden Chapel.  Interment will follow at Gilmore Memorial Park.  

Danny was born in Guilford County on January 11, 1930 to the late Vernon Eugene and Cora Carter Coltrane.  He graduated from Nathaniel Greene High School, class of 1948.  He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War with the 36th truck company in the KCommZ Unit stationed in Incheon, Korea.  He worked several years with Boren Brick in Pleasant Garden, following his lay-off he worked for Beaman Corporation in Liberty and retired in 1992 after 24 years of service.  

He was preceded in death by his wife, Fay Hinshaw Coltrane; brothers, Frank Coltrane, Robert "Bobby" Coltrane; and sister, Gertrude McLendon.  

Survivors include daughters, Rena McLeod (Ronnie) of Julian, Sherrie Brewer (David) of Climax; son, Eugene of the home; six grandchildren, Michelle, Daniel (Lauren), Beth (Josh), Krystal, Tina and Becca; one step great-grandchild Claire; sister-in-law, Laura Frye (Bobby), brother-in-law, Ray Hinshaw (Patty); numerous nieces and nephews.  

The family wishes to thank all of the amazing staff of Hospice, Dr. Randall Harris, Dr. Jay Varanasi and their staff for taking such good care of Danny during his illness.  

The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.  

In lieu of flowers memorials contributions may be made in Danny's memory to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405.  

Offer online condolences to www.forbisanddick.com


  1. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. Obituary of Emma Fay Hinshaw Coltrane; "News Record", Jan 4 2011:
  3. Obituary of Daniel Lee "Danny" Coltrane; "News Record", Nov 11 2012:

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