Bernice Richenda Hinshaw

                                                           ┌── Zimri Hinshaw
                                                           │    1822-1900 
                            ┌── Harrison Orlindo Hinshaw ──┤
                            │    1892-1972                 │
                            │                              └── Mary Ellen Wright
                            │                                   1849-?    
Bernice Richenda Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1910                     │
D: 2014                     │
                            └── Margaret Pike
Bernice Richenda Hinshaw     [ID 02099] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Bernice Richenda Hinshaw1,2,3 [Bunk Hinshaw4,5].

Born Jul 10 1910, North Carolina.1,3  

In 2000-2006 Bernice was living in Siler City, Chatham County, North Carolina.2,4  

Bernice Richenda Hinshaw died Jan 20 2014, Siler City Center, Siler City, Chatham County, North Carolina; age 93.5  

Bernice's obituary was published as follows:5

Bernice "Bunk" Hinshaw, 93, Siler City died Monday, January 20, 2014 at Siler City Center.  

Ms. Hinshaw was born in Alamance County on July 10, 1920 the daughter of Harrison and Margaret (Pike) Hinshaw.  Bunk was a member of Bethel Friends Meeting She had worked at A J Schneierson but spent most of her working years as a floral designer, having worked at Friendly Florist, B & B Florist and Beckie's Boutique.  She was supportive and a faithful encourager of youth in their formative years.  She served as a councilor at Quaker Lake, a youth Sunday School teacher and a 4H Club leader.  Bunk was known for her chocolate cakes, she shared at family reunions.  She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, George and Clinton Hinshaw and a sister, Glenna Blair.  

She is survived by brother: Zim Hinshaw and wife, Jeanette of Asheboro, NC and a host of loving nieces and nephews and their families.  A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 3:00 PM at Bethel Friends Meeting, 2519 Bethel Friends Road, Asheboro with David Hobson officiating.  The family will receive friends at the church from 2:00 - 3:00 PM.  

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the family.  

Online condolences may be made at


  1. A handwritten document titled "Hinshaws - Early Chatham Co. & Cane Creek Quaker Meeting", by William C. & Nolan Moran.
  2. Obituary of Glenna H. Blair; "The Courier Tribune" Jun 1 2000.
  3. 1930 census, Patterson Township, Alamance County, North Carolina; roll T623-1671, ED 1, page 11B, line #53, dwelling #223, family #224.
  4. Obituary of George Clifford Hinshaw.
  5. Obituary of Bernice Hinshaw; Pugh Funeral Home:

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