Breckenridge, Stephens Co., Texas
Sunday, June 17, 1945
Mrs. C. H. SHAW
Mrs. ADELINE SHAW, age 79, wife of C. H. Shaw, died Saturday morning at the family residence in Eolian following illness dating from October 1944. Of her eight children living, all were at her bedside except one son, BAILEY SHAW, who lives in California. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at the Eolian Methodist Church, with Rev. H. D. BLAIR officiating, assisted by Rev. TRUMAN ALDREDGE of Breckenridge. Interment will be in the Breckenridge cemetery. Mrs. Shaw was born in Arkansas, May 5, 1866, and the family moved to Coryell County, Texas, when she was two years old. They then moved to Erath County. She joined in Baptist Church in 1885 and married on Aug. 20, 1884 to Mr. Shaw. She and Mr. Shaw moved to Eolian 28 years ago. It was said today she will be long remembered for the smile she always wore. Ten children were born to the couple, two girls dying in infancy. Three sons are CASS SHAW of Amarillo, F. E. SHAW of Breckenridge and BAILEY SHAW of California. Five daughters are Mrs. K. J. WRIGHT, of Rochester, Texas; Mrs. SAM HUGHES of Austin; Mrs. JOE BRANS of Dallas, BARBARA and VIRGIE SHAW of the home.