Allen F. Shaw

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Allen Franklin Shaw, son of the late Mary Allen Shaw and Leonard Shaw, went home to be with his Savior on Nov. 3, 2008.

He was born June 27, 1933 in Mecklenburg County, Va. and attended the public schools of Brunswick County.

He was later drafted into the U.S. Army and spent most of his adult life in California where he retired from Boeing Industries.

He was predeceased by his parents, one sister, Sadie, and two brothers, James and Roosevelt.

He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted former wife, Susie Shaw; three sons, Al Lamont Shaw (Cheryl) of Baltimore, Md., Carlos Shaw of Augusta, Ga. and Danny Shaw of Baltimore, Md.; three daughters, Kathy Shaw and Dale Nadiah Shaw-Padgett both of Petersburg, Va. and Erika Shaw of California; 15 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a sister, Berta Shaw of Petersburg, Va.; two brothers, Thomas Shaw (devoted) of Petersburg, Va. and Benjamin Shaw (Ruby) of Baltimore, Md.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, among them two devoted nieces, Shirley and Patricia Shaw, both of Petersburg, Va.

Homegoing services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, 2008 at St. Stephens RZUA Church, Bracey, Va. with the Rev. John Pearson, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Viewing will be from noon until 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008 at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church. Services for Mr. Shaw are entrusted to the staff of the Oris P. Jones Funeral Establishment, 301 West Atlantic St., South Hill, Va., 434-447-7158.
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Oris P. Jones Funeral Establishment
301 West Atlantic Street
South Hill, VA 23970
(804) 447-7158
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Published in The Progress-Index from Nov. 4 to Nov. 5, 2008