Margaret Sheler Henshaw

Ruckersville, Virginia


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Margaret Sheler Henshaw

Margaret Sheler Henshaw, 90, of Stanardsville, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 4, 2012, at Evergreen Nursing Care Center. Margaret was born August 2, 1921, in Stanardsville, daughter of the late Frank and Eula Deane Sheler. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Owen C. Henshaw Sr.; two sons, John Henshaw and Douglas Henshaw; seven brothers, Blatzer, Thomas, Harry, Ralph, Lloyd, Elwood and Wallace Sheler. She is survived by three sons, Owen Jr. and his wife, Shirley, Bernard and his wife, Paula, all of Stanardsville, and Floyd Henshaw of Louisa; 21 grandchildren, Debby, Gary, Lisa, Julie, Tammy, John Jr., Steve, Wanda, Kathy, Frankie, Jackie, Margaret, Rebecca, Johna, Christy, Ashley, Emily, David, Katlyn, Audrey and Brittney; 21 great- grandchildren; six great- great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends that she loved as her own. Margaret was a loving and caring person who can now rest in the arms of her Lord and Savior. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at the Ryan Funeral Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, February 9, 2012, at the Ryan Funeral Home with Robert "Bob" Akers and Daniel Strogis officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers for the service will be Barry Racer, Brandon Racer, Matthew Herring, Miles Herring, Austin Henshaw and David Henshaw. An online guestbook is available at Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of arrangements.

This obituary was originally published in the Daily Progress.

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To the Henshaw family I wish to express my sincere condolences for your love one who has fallen asleep in death. May the God of all comfort be with you and give you strength beyond normal to get through this difficult time.

You are in our thoughts and prayers...

nettie and roy shifflett and family..
stanardsville, va...

"Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth." Matthew 5:5

I am so very sorry to hear of Mrs Henshaws passing. She was such a sweet lady with a fantastic sense of humor. May God grant her family comfort and strength during this difficult time and the coming months.

My prayers are with the family and friends. Mrs. Henshaw will surely be missed. She was a wonderful lady.
Barbara Lam Turpin

Grandma, For all of eternity you will be with me for I will love, remember and miss you always.

I love you and miss you very much Aunt Margaret.

We love you very much and we will miss you dearly. you were a wonderful aunt and a great insperation in our lives. I wish we could have had more time together, but you will always remain in our hearts. love you always, Frank and Tammie Sheler

I will miss you dearly Aunt Margaret...I love you very much...

I am sorry about your grandma