Theresa D. Shaw

Theresa D. Shaw, 87, of Ozark, MO, and with ties to Huntington, IN,  died Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, MO.  

Mrs. Shaw graduated from Harlowton High School, Harlowton, MT in 1949, and Taylor University, Upland in 1953. She worked in the office at HK Porter in Huntington, at Peabody Nursing Home in North Manchester and at Hardee’s in Bluffton.  She was a member of Grace Baptist Church.
She was born Jan. 2, 1931, in Corvallis, OR, to Joseph and May Myers Gibson. She married Merrill E. Shaw on April 1, 1956, and he preceded her in death on July 9, 1991.

Survivors include a daughter, Lanelle I. (Robert) Carpenter-Martin, of Ozark, MO; two sisters, Evangeline Gibson, of Atoka, OK, and Donna Gibson Carter, of Kingfisher, OK; and two grandchildren, Michelle N. Carpenter, of Branson, MO, and Kevin R. (Sara) Carpenter, of Denver, CO.  
Calling is Saturday, March 10, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Deal-Rice Funeral Home  Huntington Chapel, preceding the 1:15 p.m. graveside service at Lancaster Cemetery. Rev. Doug McClure of Grace Baptist Church will officiate.
Preferred memorials are to a charity of the donor’s choice in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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