December 17, 1942-
March 18, 2013
Columbus, Georgia- Sarah Shaw, age 70, resident of Columbus, died on Monday, March 18, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital. Funeral services will be held at the Chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 4071 Macon Road, Columbus on Thursday, March 21, 2013, 3 p.m. with Reverend Mike Reeves officiating. Interment will follow at Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 5-7 p.m.
Mrs. Shaw, daughter of the late Vernon Garner and Audie Burns Garner, was born December 17, 1942 in Columbus. She was a devoted wife and beloved mother. Mrs. Shaw was a proud member of the Phenix City Women of the Moose where she faithfully served for over 30 years. During this tenure, she was awarded an Academy of Friendship Degree; was a former Star Recorder; and was currently Senior Regent.
Mrs. Shaw was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Howard. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Artie Shaw of Columbus; two daughters, Pat Linbaugh and her husband Gene of Slidell, Louisianna and Anita McCullough and her husband Bill of Columbus; two sons, Nestor Grafals and his wife Donna of Columbus and Robert "Bob" Grafals and his wife Roberta of Kennesaw, Georgia; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Flowers are accepted or contributions can be made to Moose Charities, 155 S. International Dr., Mooseheart, Illinois 60539. Condolences may be offered at www.shcolumbus.com.
Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Mar. 20, 2013