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Hinshaw, Barbara Jean

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July 29, 1926 - June 22, 2015

Hinshaw, Barbara Jean

Barbara Jean Gouldy Hinshaw, devoted wife, mother, grandmother great-grandmother and friend to many, passed into the Lord’s loving embrace after a courageous battle with cancer on June 22, 2015. Barbara was the smiling face, and courteous hard working volunteer at The Medical Center of Plano in Plano, TX for 23 years from 1991 until 2014. She was also loved by many and a faithful servant for her Lord and Savior and many friends and acquaintances at First United Methodist Church of Plano. She and her husband were greeters and volunteers for many years not only in Plano but at First United Methodist Church of Richardson. Barbara was very active in The Texas Reelers Square and Round Dancers for numerous years and she and her husband “Hank” Hinshaw served as President on the Board of Directors.

Barbara is survived by her husband and best friend of 40 years Robert L. “Hank” Hinshaw, of Plano, TX; son, Keith A. Wilkinson, spouse Margaret Wilkinson, daughter Dana Fickin, spouse Randy Ficken all of Wichita, KS, daughter Carol Woodring, spouse Terry Woodring of Commerce, TX; Grandchildren, Duane Wilkinson, of Wichita, KS, Kara Worthington, of Wichita, KS, Michael Ficken, of Charleston, SC, Matthew, Crutchfield, of Commerce, TX; great grandchildren, Ethan Wilkinson and Alec Wilkinson of Wichita, KS; stepsons David Hinshaw of Sierra Vista, AZ, John Hinshaw of Savannah, TX; 10 step-grandchildren and 13 step- great grandchildren.

Memorial Services will be held on June 27th, 2015 at 10:00 am at First United Methodist Church of Plano, 3160 E Spring Creek  Pkwy, Plano, TX 75074

Donations may made to Heart to Heart Hospice, Carrollton, TX in her honor.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252


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Bob and Betty Stansbury

July 01, 2015 12:24AM

We are so sorry to hear this. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.We remember the good times. In the faith.

Joyce Goldberg

June 26, 2015 12:31PM

Barb and I shared the same birthday and always said we were "twins" although she was born in Wichita and i was born in Chicago. I loved her and will miss her. We have lost a gem but I am sure she is flying with the angels now. May wonderful memories sustain us all!

Tom Rogers

June 26, 2015 11:41AM

I had the opportunity to work with Barbara @ TMCP for close to 13 Years. She was one of the nicest, caring and compassionate and friends that I have know.My sincerest condolences to Bob and the rest of her family.
Tom Rogers

Billie O'Brien

June 26, 2015 11:04AM

My heartfelt condolences for the family and friends of Barbara. She was a beautiful person both inside and out. She always showed kindess and love to everyone she met. She will be missed.

Joanne Klepac

June 26, 2015 10:08AM

Our Prayers are with Barbs family. We
volunteered with her at The Medical Center of Plano.
she was a joy to know, a wonderful person. Joanne and Inez

Diane McClurg

June 25, 2015 12:11PM

Barbara was a wonderful ambassador for the Medical Center of Plano with all of her years of service as a volunteer. Always helpful, she never met a stranger. A great person!
Diane McClurg
Laboratory Director
The Medical Center of Plano.