Wilma I. Henshaw

October 16, 1927September 3, 2010

Wilma I. Henshaw entered heaven on Friday September 3, 2010 on the wings of an angel. Wilma was born on October 16, 1927 to Ursula and Clarence Brewer in Fargo, Oklahoma. Wilma is survived by her brother, Jarrell Brewer and sister, Beth Patrick; 3 children, Terry of Navarre, Florida, Donna of Tullahoma, Tennessee and Howard and wife Donna of Cache, Oklahoma. She was grandma to 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Dick; her parents; her brother, Eddie Brewer; and granddaughter, Bobbie Call. After high school, Wilma attended Enid Business College and then went to work for Champlain Oil Company. She met Dick at Enid’s First Baptist Church and they were married on October 27, 1951. As an Air Force wife, Wilma moved around the United States, including Hawaii. After Dick’s death, she joined Howard’s family and lived in Texas, Louisiana and finally returned to Oklahoma. Wilma retired from Oklahoma University Health Science Center and then continued to work in the church nursery with best friend Betty Barnum. She was also a member of the senior citizens group at Henderson Hills Baptist Church. Wilma was happiest when she was reading and doing her word search puzzles. The family will receive visitors Monday September 6 and Tuesday September 7 from 9am to 9pm at Baggerley Funeral Home at 930 S Broadway, Edmond, OK. Services will be held Wednesday September 8 at 10am in the Baggerley Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery in Edmond.


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Karen Woodward

September 8, 2010

My condolences to the family in the death of your mother, Wilma. As a child, I remember my mother, Detta Wisner Thomas, enjoying her visits and sister, Katie Thomas Wingo, playing with Terry and probably Donna, as well. I see that Howard lives very close to me. I think that I last saw Donna in the 70s in Texas or Louisiana. The last that I saw any of you was when Terry and I visited at Ramstein AB, Germany, in the late 90s. Your mother was always seen as such a kind lady. She will be missed, and remembered fondly.
Karen Thomas Woodward
Lawton, OK.

Mike Barnum

September 7, 2010

Terry, Donna, and Howard,

Prayers are with you all at this time. I remember well both Wilma and Dick spending time with our parents. How they would laugh and talk and have such a great time. Both the memories as well as your parents are special blessings. May God support you in His love to help you through this time.

Mike Barnum

September 7, 2010

To Mr. and Mrs. Howard Henshaw, So sorry for the loss of your mother. If there is anything I can do please call me and let me know!!! We give our sympathy's
The Border Family!

September 6, 2010

So sorry for your loss. What a wonderful and kind woman. Has been quite a while since I last saw Aunt Wilma, but will always have fond memories of her. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this difficult time. Love you all.

Trina Brewer Dunkin and family
Steven Brewer family

September 5, 2010

I worked with your Dad at the Health Science center. I also knew your mom. I am so sorry about your loss of both of them. I have been retired since 1987,so lost contact with people I worked with. Richard was very special person in my life. Love to you all.
Pat Glines

September 5, 2010

I saw in the Woodward News about Wilma was sorry to hear it.

My thoughts & prayers are with you and the families. She & I were good friends
Luella (Mitch) Gartrell