Don Shaw Obit

Lynch Cemetery

Rains Co. Cemeteries of Tx

Submitted by Elaine Nall Bay

Don Shaw
Funeral services for Don Shaw, 65, of Lone Oak were held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5, at Peters Funeral Home Chapel in Greenville with Rev. Robert Cook officiating. Burial was at Lynch Cemetery. Pallbearers were Toby Hooten, Gaylon Stogner, Dwaine Hooten, Eddie Kent, David Kent and John Michael Kent. Honorary pallbearers were Pete Nicholson, James Abbott, William Ray, Wayne Jones, Chester Levassar, and Kenneth Maroney. Mr. Shaw died at Paris Regional Medical Center Thursday, Sept. 1, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born August 27, 1940, in Greenville to the late Artie Homer Shaw and Eula Mae Foster Shaw. On September 26, 1965, he married Helen Hooten in Durant, Okla. He graduated from Greenville High School in 1958. Don served in the Army National Guard in Greenville. He previously worked for Tedford Chevrolet in Farmersville, Grady Chevrolet in Greenville, and PCA of America. Don is survived by his wife Helen of Lone Oak; three sons, Danny Shaw and wife Lori of Greenville, Jimmy Shaw of Lone Oak, Steven Shaw and wife Monica of Lone Oak; two daughters, Gwendolyn Griffin and husband Rock of Plano, and Sherri Ziegler and husband Thomas of Wichita Falls; ten grandchildren, Lindsay and Colin Sell of Commerce, Megan and Katie Shaw of Greenville, Devin, Eric and Aubrie Shaw of Lone Oak, Nicholas Shaw, Tristen and Peyton Ziegler of Wichita Falls; two sisters, Artie Kent and Jackie Kent of Leonard; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and many friends. In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by a brother, Mike Shaw, and two sisters, Shirley Farmer and Jan Sims. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Peters Funeral Home, Greenville, was in charge of arrangements. --- Rains County Leader, September 6, 2005