Callie Leona Henshaw

                        ┌── George Washington Henshaw
                        │    1852-1924 
Callie Leona Henshaw ───┤
B: 1902                 │                                         ┌── Richard Hartline
D: 1990                 │                                         │
                        └── Rebecca Caladonia "Callie" Hartline ──┤
                             1865-1946                            │
                                                                  └── Mattie (Hartline)
M: Elmo Lawson Phillips

M: Joe Sheets

Callie Leona Henshaw     [ID 08387] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Callie Leona Henshaw1 [Callie R. Henshaw2].

Born Oct 11 1902, Bell County, Texas.3,4,5,6,7  

She married Elmo Lawson Phillips, about 1921.2,3,8,9,10,11  Elmo was born Nov 8 1898, Newport, Clay County, Texas.3,8  

Elmo was a World War I veteran.8  


Wanda Phillips, born Dec 5 1922, near McLean, Texas; died May 4 2004; married Roy S. Kiser, 1941 (children: Dr. Sanford Kiser, married LuAnn --; and Phillip Kiser, married Anita --). 8,12
Elmo Lawson Phillips, Jr., born 1929, Texas; died Jan 19 1996, Pharr, Texas; married Mickey Sasaki, Japan. 8,12,13,14
Edward Eugene Phillips, born Apr 19 1932, Gray County, Texas; died Aug 2 1992, Jasper, Texas. 9,12,14,15
Naomi Ruth "Peggy" Phillips, born Dec 30 1933, Wheeler County, Texas. 10,15
Monnie Dean "Dean" Phillips, born Nov 23 1935, Wheeler County, Texas; married Vicky --. 2,12,15
Peggy Phillips; married David Walvoord. 12

Callie and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12 1930), Langley [street], McLean, Gray County, Texas:8

Phillips, Elmo, head-of-household, age 31, born in Texas; father born in Texas; mother born in Missouri; first married at age 23; rented home ($20 rent); no radio in home; occupation: salesman, grocery store; World War I veteran.
Phillips, Callie, wife, age 28, born in Texas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Texas; first married at age 19.
Phillips, Wanda, daughter, age 7, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; attended school.
Phillips, Elmo Jr., son, age 4 years 1 month, born in Texas; parents born in Texas.

Elmo died Oct 27 1950, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.3,16  

In 1965 Callie was living in Haskell, Haskell County, Texas.11  

She then married Joe Sheets7,17,18 [Joe Scheets16], 19657,17,18, Haskell, Texas7,17,18.  

Joe died 1970.7  

In 1979 Callie was living in Amarillo, Texas.17,18  

In 1986 Callie was still living in Amarillo, Texas.19  

Callie Leona Henshaw died Oct 19 1990, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas; age 88.3,7,16  

Callie's obituary was published as follows:7

Callie Phillips Sheets, 88 died Friday, Oct. 19, 1990.  

Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday in Hillcrest Cemetery in McLean with the Rev. Jeff Messer, pastor of First Baptist Church of McLean, officiating.  Arrangements are by Lamb Funeral Home.  

Mrs. Sheets, born in Bell County, moved to Amarillo from Haskell in 1970.  She married Elmo Phillips.  He died in 1950.  She married Joe Sheets in Haskell in 1965.  He died in 1970.  She was a Baptist.  

Survivors include two daughters, Wanda Phillips Kiser and Peggy Phillips Walvoord, both of Amarillo; three sons, Dean Phillips of Dumas, Elmo Phillips of Pharr and Edward Phillips of Jasper; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.


  1. Posting Aug 14 1999 by Deborah Perona () to the Henshaw message board:
  2. Wheeler County, Texas - Births 1935; USGenWeb Archives.
  3. Contribution from Colleen (Scott) Young () citing:
    information from grandson of Naomi Ruth "Peggy" Phillips.
  4. 1910 census, Haskell, Haskell County, Texas; roll T624-1562, ED 108, page 12A-B, line #46, dwelling #165, family #165.
  5. 1920 census, Precinct 6, Wheeler County, Texas; roll T625-1857, ED 245, page 5A, line #19, dwelling #78, family #79.
  6. George Washington Henshaw family bible.
  7. Obituary of Callie Phillips Sheets;
    courtesy of Cheryl Phillips ().
  8. 1930 census, McLean, Gray County, Texas; roll T626-2336, ED 12, page 15A, line #40, dwelling #464, family #637.
  9. Gray County, Texas, Births - 1932; USGenWeb Archives.
  10. Wheeler County, Texas - Births 1933; USGenWeb Archives.
  11. Obituary of Ida Jane (Henshaw) Ford.
  12. Obituary of Wanda Phillips Kiser; "Amarillo Globe News", May 6, 2004;
    courtesy of Cheryl Phillips ().
  13. Obituary of Elmo Lawson Phillips Jr.;
    courtesy of Cheryl Phillips ().
  14. Contribution from Cheryl Phillips ().
  15. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997;
  16. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000;
  17. Obituary of Willie (Henshaw) Rose.
  18. Obituary of Georgia Mae (Henshaw) Rose Moore.
  19. Obituary of Bessie Lee (Henshaw) Piland.

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