Obit: Mary Shaw

Obit: Mary Shaw

October 8th, 2017 in Obituaries
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Mary Helen Edwards Shaw, 93, passed away Sunday afternoon, Sept. 24, 2017, at the home of her daughter, Glenda Shaw Williams. Mrs. Shaw was born Oct. 10, 1923, in Birmingham, Ala. As a young woman she met the love of her life, Thomas Martell Shaw, Jr., a young soldier and member of the 101st Airborne. After the war, Tom and Helen were married on Aug. 17, 1946. They were inseparable for 61 years, until the time of Tom's death in 2007. Their marriage produced four children; Pam Dietsch (Phil), Hixson, Tenn., Glenda Williams (Frank), Henderson, Tenn., Ginnie Kakos, Hixson, Tenn., and Thomas M. Shaw III (Joy), Dayton, Tenn. "Mama" adored all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs. Shaw was buried at National Cemetery alongside her husband. Arrangements are under the care of the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com


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