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Mary Shaw


December 23, 1943
May 19, 2018

Visitation 10:00A.M. - 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 24, 2018 - Irvin Macz Funeral Home, Odin
Funeral 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 24, 2018 - Irvin Macz Funeral Home, Odin

Mary Shaw, 74, of Wood River, formerly of Odin passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Integrity Health Care in Wood River. She was born on December 23, 1943 the daughter of Verlie and Edith (Middleton) Henson in Iuka. She married Clyde Shaw on August 2, 1975 in Odin.

Survivors include her devoted grandchildren, Amanda Howard and husband Danny of Kell, Heather Henson of Farina, Dillon Henson of New York, Kimberlyn Henson of Odin; precious great-grandchildren, James, and Skylar; caring siblings, Eula Bright of Edwardsville, James V. Henson and wife Sandra Kay of Centralia; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by both her parents; her husband, Clyde Shaw; her sisters, Violet Ashley Curtis, and 2 infant sisters; brothers, Donnie Henson, and 2 infant brothers; and her child, Leon Henson.

Mary was a member of the Alma Christian Church and the Centralia Moose Lodge. She shared her gift of cooking at the Starlight Rest Stop where she was last employed. One of her favorite past times was playing and winning a good game of bingo. Mary will be fondly remembered as a faithful St. Louis Cardinals fan enjoying the games with family and friends.

Celebration of life services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Odin with Pastor Randy Vanausdall officiating. Interment will be at the Peaceful Valley Cemetery in Odin. Family and friends are invited to a visitation from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials in Mary’s honor may be made to the Peaceful Valley Cemetery. Online condolences and memories of Mary may be shared with the family at and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.