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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

James Shaw

Sunday, September 8, 2002

BERTRAND - James Aubrey Shaw, 94, formerly of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died Sept. 6, 2002, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility.

Born Sept. 18, 1907, in Columbus, Miss., son of the late James Benjamin and Jimmie Shelton Shaw, he was an electrical lineman and was also proprietor of the Lusk Chapel Grocery Store near Charleston. A 60-year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and 50-year member of Charleston Masonic Lodge 407 AF&AM, he was of the Protestant belief.

On Sept. 16, 1928, he married Wilma Lee Andrews who preceded him in death. He and Halleen Choate Cook were married Aug. 20, 1963, and she died on Jan. 26, 1993.

Survivors include: one son, Henry "Hank" Shaw of Fort Lauderdale; two daughters, June Collier of Charleston and Linda Barry of Memphis, Tenn.; four stepdaughters, Jeannette Blain of Sierra Vista, Ariz., Dorothy Burton and Connie Groves of Sikeston and Cathy Yoakum of Columbia; and six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

One great-grandson also preceded him in death.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, where Masonic rites are scheduled for 7 p.m.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, where the Rev. Gerald Collier, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Charleston, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston.

Pallbearers will be: Dan Shaw, Jim Shaw, Leslie Collier, Hunter Barry, Adam Adams and Dennis Urhahn.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Howell Dulaney, Don Moxley and Richard Kirkpatrick.