Perry Ann Hinshaw, 80, was called home to our Lord Friday, May 31, 2019, at Crown Pointe Health Suites in Lubbock, Texas. She was born May 6, 1939, in Grinnell, the daughter of Lester and Beulah (Matherly) Harris. Perry Ann grew up and attended school in Grinnell. After high school, she married Gerald Richard Hinshaw of Kellogg, who shortly thereafter joined the United States Air Force. They were blessed with three children, Jerry Lee, Brenda and Kevin. Perry Ann and Gerald were married for 16 years until he passed away in 1972. In 1975, Perry Ann went to cosmetology school in Abilene, Texas, where she obtained her cosmetology license, then established her business there as an owner/operator at Starlight Beauty Salon and later moved to Merkel, Texas, where she had Perry’s Beauty Nook. She always had a listening ear and loved her family and friends unconditionally. Her legacy and sweet spirit will be remembered forever.
Those left to honor her memory are her sons and daughter, Jerry Lee (Deb) Hinshaw, Brenda (Abe) Friesen and Kevin (Toni Romero) Hinshaw; grandchildren, Scott Carney, Ginger Rhymes, Kelly (Jonathan) Ferguson, Jeremy (Amanda) Hinshaw, John (Holly) Hinshaw, Shary Ann Hinshaw, Samantha Hinshaw and Michael Hinshaw; great-grandchildren, Cason Brubaker, Cross Carney, Jace Hinshaw, Josie Hinshaw, Greyson Moreno and Egan Hinshaw; brothers, Chuck-Bill (Gladys) Harris, Robert-Bob (Lisa) Harris and Ronnie Harris; along with many other relatives and friends.
Perry Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Hinshaw; daughter, Karen Dalene Hinshaw; parents, Lester and Beulah Harris; two brothers, Ray and Steve Harris; and sister, Agnes Stadnick.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 15 at Community Heights Alliance Church, 2500 S. 13th Ave. E. in Newton, with a memorial service following at 11 a.m., then lunch at the church. Burial will be at Rock Creek Cemetery in Kellogg.