John Norman Henshaw


John Norman Henshaw, age 94, of Texarkana, TX, passed away on January 13, 2024.

He was born early, on January 29, 1929, and the doctor said he would not live and refused to sign his birth certificate. John proved that doctor wrong and lived a long life.

He attended Redwater Elementary and graduated from Texas High in 1946. John was not a quite tall man, and his mother had to hem his graduation gown several inches so it would fit right. He was a farmer his entire life on his family farm in Texarkana, Arkansas. John was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church outside of Texarkana, Arkansas. For the past few years, he attended First Baptist Red Springs. John loved children, especially his nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Rachel and John Henshaw, sister Mary Graf, Baby Henshaw, Luke Henshaw, and Richard Henshaw.

He is survived by his sister Glenda Walker of Texarkana, Arkansas and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church Red Springs. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to service time.

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