James Glendon Hinshaw

                                                    ┌── Ezra Atta Hinshaw
                                                    │    1891-1972 
                         ┌── Jessie Glenn Henshaw ──┤
                         │    1913-1986             │
                         │                          └── Nancy Duncan Newsom
                         │                               1893-1976 
James Glendon Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1946                  │                          ┌── Andrew Scott
D: 1999                  │                          │
                         └── Velva May Scott ───────┤
                              1918-2002             │
                                                    └── Effie May Lamons
M: Joyce Owens
   ├── Sharon Henshaw  1,2
   └── Glenda Henshaw  1,2

James Glendon Hinshaw     [ID 09457] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Glendon Hinshaw3 [James Glendon Henshaw1,4].

Born Mar 25 1946, Harrisburg, Poinsett County, Arkansas.3,4,5  

He married Joyce Owens, Poinsett County, Arkansas.3  

James Glendon Hinshaw died Dec 27 1999, Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee; buried Farm Hill Cemetery, Harrisburg, Arkansas.1,4,5,6  

James' obituary appeared in "The Commercial Appeal" (Memphis, Tennessee) on December 29, 1999 (page B4):1

JACKSON - James Glendon Henshaw, 53, soil conservationist agent, died of heart failure Monday at his home.  Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home with burial at 11 a.m. Friday at Farm Hill Cemetery in Harrisburg, Ark.  He was a member of Englewood Baptist Church, Toastmasters, worked with the Donor Awareness Program, and received the 1,000 Points of Light for Organ Awareness.  Mr. Henshaw, the husband of Joyce Henshaw, also leaves two daughters, Sharon Schoenberg of Memphis and Glenda Henshaw of Jackson; a stepdaughter, Lisa Hoeckel of Texas; a stepson, Jason Winbush of Jackson; his mother, Velva Henshaw of Jackson; a brother, Richard Henshaw of Memphis, two grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren.  The family requests that any memorials be sent to University of Tennessee William F. Bowld Transplant Center.

Another obituary appeared in The Jonesboro Sun (Jonesboro, Arkansas) on December 30, 1999:6

James Glendon "Jim" Henshaw, 53, of Jackson, TN, died Monday (Dec. 27, 1999) at his home.  A Harrisburg native, he was a soil conservationist agent and was a member of Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson.  

He was named Outstanding Young Farmer in AR in 1970, and was a Jaycees International senator, a member of Toastmasters and served as chairman of Jackson's Christmas Parade.  He was named recipient of former President George Bush's 1000 points of Light award for his work with organ donor awareness.  

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Henshaw of the home; two daughters, Sharon Schoenberg of Memphis and Glenda Henshaw of Jackson; one stepdaughter, Lisa Hoeckel of TX; one stepson, Jason Winbush of Jackson; his mother, Velva Henshaw of Jackson; one brother, Richard Henshaw of Memphis; two grandchildren and three step grandchildren.  He was preceded by death by his father, Jessie Glenn Henshaw, and one sister.  Funeral services will be held at 1 this afternoon in the chapel of Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home in Jackson, with Dr. Phillip Jett officiating.  A graveside service is scheduled for Friday morning at 11 at the Farm Hill Cemetery near Harrisburg.  J.P. McClain, Dennis Halley, Dwayne Parker, Robert Williams, J.O. Davis and Robert Boren will serve as pallbearers.  The family requests that persons wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the Univ. of Tennessee William F. Bowld Transplant Center.

Social Security information for James Glendon Hinshaw: 432-96-4199


  1. Obituary of James Glendon Henshaw; "The Commercial Appeal", Dec 29 1999:
    "Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN), Obit., 1998-99", Ancestry, Inc.
  2. Obituary of James Glendon Henshaw.
  3. Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing:
    interviews with Hinshaws living in Poinsett and Craighead Counties, AR.
  4. "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
  5. Burials in Farm Hill Cemetery, near Harrisburg, Poinsett County, AR:
  6. Obituary of James Glendon Henshaw; The Jonesboro Sun (Jonesboro, Arkansas), Dec 30 1999:

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