William Earl Henshaw

 1. James Hinshaw 
 2.. James Hinshaw (c1798-1858) m Nellie Robertson (c1800-1860)
 3... Hugh Hinshaw (1818-1898) m Jane Campbell (1820-1904)
 4.... Anderson Corder Henshaw (c1849-<1899) m Sarah Jane Tanner (1855-1906)
 5..... William Hugh Henshaw (1886-?) m Della M. Brower (c1889-?)
 6...... William Earl Henshaw (1924-2016)
         +Helen Mae Hamlin (1926-2011)
 7.......  John Richard "Rick" Henshaw (1961-2005) 1
 7.......  James Michael Henshaw  1
William Earl Henshaw     [ID 13918] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

William Earl Henshaw2,3 [Earl W. Henshaw4,5].

Born Jan 16 1924, Clarkton, Missouri.2,3,4,5  

William attended Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana2,6 (senior year 1949),6 where he earned a Master of Divinity.2  

He married Helen Mae Hamlin, Aug 21 1948, Charlevoix, Charlevoix County, Michigan.2,3,7,8  Helen, daughter of William Henry Hamlin & Ethel Mae Hooper, was born Jan 18 1926, Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida.3,8,9  

Helen died Jun 4 2011, Bainbridge Health Care, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia; age 85.8,9  

Helen's obituary was published as follows:8

Helen Hamlin Henshaw, 85, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Bainbridge Health Care.  

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. W. Earl Henshaw officiating.  Interment will follow at New Fountainhead Baptist Church Cemetery.  

The family will receive friends immediately following the service.  Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com.  

Mrs. Henshaw was born January 18, 1926 in Clearwater, FL, the daughter of William Henry Hamlin and Ethel Mae Hopper Hamlin.  She was a graduate of Charlevoix High School, Class of 1943.  She received her B.A. in English from Anderson College and her M. Ed. from Troy State University.  She was an elementary school teacher and taught in Faceville, GA and Bainbridge, GA.  She retired from Jones-Wheat Elementary School as a reading coordinator.  She was a member of the Decatur-Seminole Retired Educators Association and served many years as a volunteer tax preparer.  

Survivors include her husband; 1 son; 1 brother; and five grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her son, John Richard "Rick" Henshaw.

William Earl Henshaw died Sep 16 2016, Presbyterian Home, Quitman, Brooks County, Georgia; age 92.2,10  

William's obituary was published as follows:2

Rev. William Earl Henshaw
January 16, 1924 - September 16, 2016
Bainbridge, Georgia

Rev. Henshaw was born on January 16, 1924 and passed away on Friday, September 16, 2016.  

Rev. Henshaw was a resident of Bainbridge, Georgia at the time of his passing.  

He earned a Masters of Divinity from Anderson College.  

Reverend Henshaw was a US Navy Veteran of World War II having served his country during the Normandy Invasion.  

He was married to Helen.  

A private graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday September 20 2016 at New Fountainhead Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Marty Brock officiating.  

Memorial donations may be made to: New Fountainhead Baptist Church Cemetery Fund CO Cemetery Fund P. O. Box 655 Bainbridge GA 39818.

Another obituary was published as follows:10

Rev. William Earl Henshaw
January 16, 1924 - September 16, 2016

Reverend William Earl Henshaw, 92, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Friday, September 16, 2016 at Presbyterian Home in Quitman, GA.  

A private graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at New Fountainhead Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Marty Brock officiating.  Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com.  Memorial donations may be made to: New Fountainhead Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, C/O Cemetery Fund, P. O. Box 655, Bainbridge, GA 39818.  

William Earl Henshaw was born January 16, 1924 in St. Louis, MO, the son of William Hugh Henshaw and Mary N. Brewer Henshaw.  He earned a Masters of Divinity from Anderson College.  Reverend Henshaw was a US Navy Veteran of World War II having served his country during the Normandy Invasion.  He was active in our community for many years as a minister, school teacher, and later as an IRS Tax Volunteer at the Southwest Georgia Regional Library.  Reverend Henshaw enjoyed worshiping with many local congregations upon his retirement from ministry.  

Survivors include his son and six grandchildren.  Rev. Henshaw was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Hamlin Henshaw; his son, Ricky Henshaw; and four siblings.


Sources

  1. Obituary of John Richard "Rick" Henshaw.
  2. William Earl Henshaw obituary:
    http://www.tributes.com/obituary/show/William-Earl-Henshaw-103958938.
  3. Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1930 census, Ward 18, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri; roll T626-1242, ED 510, page 10A, line #99, dwelling #125, family #165.
  5. 1940 census, Ward 2, St. Louis, Missouri; roll T627-2182, ED 96-39A, page 13B, line #45, household #318.
  6. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Charlevoix County, Michigan, Marriage Index, 1868-2010; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=71042384.
  9. "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
  10. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=170184966.


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