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Carolyn Naomi (Estes) Henshaw

July 17, 1947 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 74)

Obituary

     Carolyn Naomi Henshaw, 74 of Harrisburg, passed away at 2:20 AM, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at Saline Care Center.

     Carolyn was born on July 17, 1947 in Harrisburg, to the late Chester and Jewell (Duke) Estes.  She married Bill Henshaw and he preceded her in death in 1996. Carolyn was a Teacher’s Aide for Harrisburg School Systems, specializing in Early Childhood Development. Carolyn loved spending time with her grandchildren and working with special needs children. She also enjoyed planting flowers, gardening and made really good fried chicken.

     Carolyn is survived by a son, Christopher Watson of Eldorado; two grandsons, Brannden Watson of Equality and Zachary Watson of Hardin County; sister Sharon Johnson of Bowling Green, Kentucky; and sister Pamela Adams of Atlanta, Georgia.

     In addition to her husband Bill, and her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by a son, Jeff Watson; a sister, Ruby Estes; brother, Jack Estes, and sister Judy Murphy.

     A memorial service will be held a 4 PM, Saturday, April 9, 2022 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Visitation will be held from 2 PM to 4 PM, Saturday, April 9, 2022 at Reed Funeral Chapel, burial will follow at a later date.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
April 9, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Reed Funeral Chapel
503 East Sloan Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946

Memorial Service
Saturday
April 9, 2022

4:00 PM
Reed Funeral Chapel
503 East Sloan Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946

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