Gina Parra Shaw
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ROCKWELL - Gina Lerina Parra Shaw, 43, of Rockwell, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Genesis Healthcare Center in Salisbury.
She was born Jan. 5, 1969, in Iredell County, the daughter of Carlos Parra and Joyce Hilton Parra of Salisbury.
Gina graduated from South Rowan High School in 1987 and also attended Elon College and Catawba College, Salisbury. She greatly enjoyed her job and many customers at K-Mart Pharmacy in her eight years as a pharmacy tech.
Left to cherish her memories are husband Steve Shaw, who she married March 20, 2005; son Chris Shaw of Kannapolis; brothers Michael Small of Salisbury and Carlos A. Parra of Concord; sister Janice Query of Gold Hill; and her aunt and mentor, Barbara Hilton of Mooresville. Gina dearly loved her nieces and nephews.
Her mission in life was "To love, and be loved" and she completed those goals.
Service: The family will have a "Celebration of Life" at High Rock Community Church, 710 Jake Alexander Blvd., Salisbury, NC, on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at 3 p.m. Pastor Mike Hillard will officiate the memorial service.
Memorials: May be made to The Nazareth Childrens Home, 725 Crescent Road, Rockwell, NC 28138.
Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Shaw family. Online condolences may be made at www.lyerlyfuneralhome.com
Published in Salisbury Post on Dec. 9, 2012