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Doris Hinshaw

July 15, 1919 — January 24, 2010

Mrs. Doris Hinshaw, 90, of Fountain City, passed away on Sunday, January 24, at Reid Hospital.

She was born July 15, 1919 in New Madison, Ohio to Virgil and Fay Cole Dubbs. She was a graduate of New Madison High School. She was united in marriage to Leslie Hinshaw on March 11, 1939. They shared 45 years together before his death on March 12, 1984. From 1949-62, they owned and operated Hinshaw's Grocery together on Main Street. From 1962-67, Mrs. Hinshaw operated Duning's Luggage in Richmond and later worked several years at J.C. Penney. She was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church in Richmond. She enjoyed reading and doing craft projects.

Mrs. Hinshaw will be missed by her son and daughter-in-law Kent and Mary Jo Hinshaw, of Dayton, Ohio; granddaughter, Faye Newsom and her husband, Nathaniel; grandson, Daniel Hinshaw and his wife, Jonnie; sister, Virginia Burns, of New Paris, Ohio; 3 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Hinshaw was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters, Pauline Drew and Eileen Roberts, and brother, Wilson Dubbs.

A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Pastor James Spon at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 29 at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Fort Jefferson, Ohio.

Family and friends may gather for visitation from 10-11 a.m. on Friday, January 29, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the First Baptist Church of Richmond, 1601 South A Street, Richmond, Indiana 47374.

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