Dorothy Mae Sherwood Hinshaw, 92, went into the arms of her precious Savior Monday, October 14, 2019, in Miami, Oklahoma. She was born in the family house near Wyandotte, Oklahoma, on May 24, 1927, to James and Rosa Sherwood and attended the Wyandotte Schools through all 12 grades.
On August 5, 1947, she married Harold Neal Hinshaw from Rose Hill, Kansas. They were married 53 years before he passed away. They raise six children in Wichita, Kansas. She was mostly a stay at home wife and mother. Nothing was more precious to her than her children.
In 1983, they moved back to Oklahoma and retired in Miami where they lived out their remaining years. Besides, her love for God and her children, Wyandotte Friends Church held a very special place in her heart. Her niece, Sharon Cantwell Johnson and husband, Steve, are the pastors.
Proceeding her in death are her parents; husband; sister, Doris Cantwell; and brother, Bill Sherwood.
She is survived by brother, Bob(Rea) Sherwood of Miami, daughters Carolyn Hinshaw of Miami; Dianne (John) Kirkpatrick if Estacada, Oregon; Leanne (Bruce) Anderson of Emporia, Kansas; Phyllis Surratt of Miami; and sons Darryl (Julie) Hinshaw of Wichita, Kansas; Dennis (Renee) Hinshaw of Haysville, Kansas; Grandchildren: Shawn Weyer, JaniceBane, Matthew Surratt, Joshua Anderson, Erika Anderson, Kalie Kirkpatrick, Kirk Kirkpatrick, Chauncey Hinshaw, Tessa Hinshaw, Ramil Hinshaw, Desiree Hinshaw, Reanna Hinshaw, 10 great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be Friday, October 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Paul Thomas Mortuary in Miami. Service will be Saturday, October 19, 11 a.m. at the Wyandotte Friends Church with Steve Johnson officiating. A graveside service will be Monday 2 p.m. at the Rose Hill Friends cemetery just east of the Rose Hill Friends Church in Rose Hill, Kansas. (NOT THE CITY CEMETERY) In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Wyandotte Friends Church, PO Box 340, Wyandotte, OK 74370.
She will be greatly missed by all.