Joyce Elizabeth Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── Henry Luther Hinshaw
                                                       │    1863-1942 
                           ┌── Oscar Gorrell Hinshaw ──┤
                           │    1898-1961              │
                           │                           └── Mary Lou Jester
                           │                                1873-1942 
Joyce Elizabeth Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1925                    │                           ┌── William Monroe Hobson
D: 2011                    │                           │
                           └── Florence Alice Hobson ──┤
                                1901-1991              │
                                                       └── Sara Susannah "Susie" Jester
M: Howard Grant Jester

Joyce Elizabeth Hinshaw     [ID 09666] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul 10 1925, Fall Creek, Yadkin County, North Carolina.1,2,3,4  

She married Howard Grant Jester, Oct 15 1947.1,4  Howard, son of Floyd Homer Jester & Callie Matthews, was born Apr 23 1922, East Bend, Yadkin County, North Carolina.1  


Rebecca Ann "Becky" Jester, born Feb 18 1949, Surry County, North Carolina; married John Jay Robbins, Apr 20 1974; married Steve McMahan (child: Cassidy McMahan). 3
Karen Jean Jester, born Apr 19 1958, Yadkin County, North Carolina. 3

In 2006 Joyce was living in Boonville, Yadkin County, North Carolina5

Joyce Elizabeth Hinshaw died Mar 10 2011, Yadkin Nursing Center; age 85.4  

Joyce's obituary was published in the "Winston-Salem Journal" (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) on March 12-13, 2011:4

Joyce Elizabeth Hinshaw Jester

JESTER EAST BEND - Joyce Elizabeth Hinshaw Jester, 85, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Yadkin Nursing Center.  Mrs. Jester was born July 10, 1925 in Yadkin County to O.G. and Florence Hobson Hinshaw.  She worked on the farm with her husband and took care of their two children.  Mrs. Jester was a loving wife and grandmother and was the greatest mother a child could ever have.  She was a member of Richmond Hill Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jester was preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Nell Benton; and two brothers, Steve Hinshaw and Grady Hinshaw.  She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Howard Jester; two daughters, Becky (Steve) McMahan and Karen Jester; a grandson, Cassidy (Taylor) McMahan; two sisters, Betty (Glenn) Trivette and Wanda (Dwight) Cass; four brothers, Bruce (Pat) Hinshaw, Rex Hinshaw, Gary (Belva) Hinshaw, and Bob (Clara) Hinshaw; a sister-in-law, Betty Hinshaw; and several nieces and nephews.  A funeral service will be conducted Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Will Hamric officiating.  She will lie in-state 30 minutes prior to the service.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville.  The family wishes to thank the staff of Yadkin Nursing Center for their loving and devoted care and for making a difficult situation more bearable.  Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Richmond Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 2205 Richmond Hill Church Road, Boonville, NC 27011.  Online condolences may be made at  Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville is serving the Jester family.


  1. "The Hobson Family Lineage", by Jay W. Hobson, 1994; GS929.2 H684 in a local library
  2. 1930 census, Fall Creek Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina; roll T626-1730, ED 11, page 7B, line #54, dwelling #132, family #132.
  3. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000;
  4. Obituary of Joyce Elizabeth Hinshaw Jester; "Winston-Salem Journal", Mar 12-13 2011:
  5. Obituary of Curtis Grady "Pete" Hinshaw.

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