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Dorothy Ann Shawn


1949 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Dorothy Ann Shawn Obituary
Shawn, Dorothy Ann



Dorothy Ann Shawn, age 66, of Albuquerque, passed away from colon cancer on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. She was born in Monahans, Texas on July 14, 1949.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of West Alb. and was involved in many of their group activities. Dorothy was a caring and compassionate person who loved making greeting cards, hiking in the outdoors, crocheting and spoiling her son and his family. She lived in Las Vegas, Nevada for 25 years where she worked as a retail clerk for convenience stores and casino gift shops and later in life was proud to be head of the cleaning crew for the Liberace Museum there.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her father Elvin Hampton.

She is survived by her loving husband of nine years, Mark Shawn; her son, Shawn and wife Melissa Goodin and their children; Macaela, Gavin, Jaden and Summer; her mother, Mildred Hampton; brothers, Ernest Hampton and Roy and wife Ranveig Hampton; sisters, Donna Early, Gay Bruno, Elaine Hubbard and Cathy and husband Ray Inabinette; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She will be missed dearly.

A Memorial Service will be held at the First Baptist Church, 6400 Golf Course Rd. NW. on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 10:30AM. Dorothy's remains were cremated and will be scattered at her son's cabin in the mountains of California. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the UNM Cancer Center, 1201 Camino de Salud NE. Alb. NM. 87131 or calling 505-271-4946. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St. NW. ABQ. 505-343-8008.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 9, 2016
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