Gurnie Howell Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── Henry Luther Hinshaw
                                                      │    1863-1942 
                          ┌── Gurney Marvin Hinshaw ──┤
                          │    1900-1979              │
                          │                           └── Mary Lou Jester
                          │                                1873-1942 
Gurnie Howell Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1928                   │                           ┌── George Luther Ray Hobson
D: 2011                   │                           │
                          └── Irma Mae Hobson ────────┤
                               1906-1984              │
                                                      └── Emma Brown
M: Wanda Jeanette Collins

Gurnie Howell Hinshaw     [ID 09647] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Gurnie Howell Hinshaw1 [Gurney Hal Hinshaw2, Gurney Howell Hinshaw3, Howell Hinshaw4, Hal Hinshaw5, Hard Hinshaw6].

Born Sep 25 1928, Yadkin County, North Carolina.1,2,5,6  

He married Wanda Jeanette Collins2 [Jeanette Collins1,4], May 27 19502, East Bend, Fall Creek Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina2.  Wanda, daughter of Miles Zeno Collins & Annie Burchette, was born about 1933.2,4,7,8  

Gurnie Howell Hinshaw died Dec 25 2011, Yadkin Nursing Center, Boonville, Yadkin County, North Carolina; age 83.1  

Gurnie's obituary was published in "The Winston-Salem Journal" (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) on Tuesday, December 27, 2011:1

BOONVILLE -- Gurnie Howell Hinshaw Sept. 25, 1928 ~ Dec. 25, 2011

Mr. Gurnie Howell Hinshaw, 83, of Golf Course Road, passed away Sunday, December 25, 2011 at Yadkin Nursing Center.  He was born September 25, 1928 in Yadkin County to the late Gurnie Marvin and Irma Hobson Hinshaw.  Mr. Hinshaw was retired from Hanes/ Sara Lee Hosiery with 38 years of service.  He was a veteran of the US Army serving in the Korean War from 1952-1954.  Mr. Hinshaw was a faithful member of Richmond Hill Baptist Church in Boonville, NC.  He served the church as Sunday School Superintendent, Pulpit Committee, Assistant Choir Director and Choir Member, Baptismal Committee Chairman, and Deacon for over 50 years.  He loved his church, and was there every time the doors were open if possible.  He never had an unkind word about any of his pastors.  He loved them all, and was a favorite uncle to all his nieces, nephews, and church children.  Surviving are his beloved wife, Jeanette Collins Hinshaw, of the home; Brothers, Gray (Hazel) Hinshaw, Gatlinburg, TN, Glyce (Peggy) Hinshaw, Paul (Letty) Hinshaw, and Franklin (Louise) Hinshaw, all of Boonville, and numerous nieces and nephews.  The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville.  His Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Richmond Hill Baptist Church by Rev. Will Hamric and Rev. Grover Holder.  He will lie in-state 30 minutes prior to the service.  Burial will follow in the Church cemetery with full military honors by Yadkin VFW Post 10346.  The family requests that memorials may be made to Richmond Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, Richmond Hill Church Road, Boonville, NC 27011.  The family would like to express their gratitude to Yadkin Nursing Center Staff for their loving care of Gurnie.  Online condolences may be made to www.gentryfuneral


  1. Obituary of Gurnie Howell Hinshaw; "The Winston-Salem Journal", Dec 27 2011:
  2. Contribution from Ron Collins () citing:
    marriage records, Yadkin County, North Carolina.
  3. "The Hobson Family Lineage", by Jay W. Hobson, 1994; GS929.2 H684 in a local library
  4. Obituary of Miles Vernon Collins; posted Jan 9 2004 by Ron Collins () to the Yadkin County, North Carolina message board:
  5. 1930 census, Fall Creek Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina; roll T626-1730, ED 11, page 2B, line #98, dwelling #40, family #40.
  6. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000;
  7. Obituary of Annie Burchette Collins; posted May 13 2006 by Ron Collins () to the Yadkin County, North Carolina message board:
  8. Obituary of Annie Burchette Collins; the "Winston-Salem Journal", May 13-14 2006:

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