Posted: Wednesday, Jan 9th, 2013
ROCHELLE — Luella May Shaw, 90, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at Rochelle Gardens.
Luella was born April 8, 1922 in Wayne County, the daughter of Robert and Nova Bozarth Gregory. She married Donald Shaw on April 26, 1938. The couple was married for 72 years.
She was a member of Harvest Baptist Church in Hillcrest.
She is preceded in death by her husband; three brothers, Noel, Marvin and Eddie; and two sisters, Louise Thomas and Issabel Henson.
Luella is survived by sons Dan (Donna) Shaw of Rochelle and Robert (Elena) Shaw of Hoffman Estates; daughter, Patsy Lovelady of Rochelle; four grandchildren, Carolyn (Lenny) Capes, Eddy Lovelady, Danette Clark and Damon (Lisa) Shaw; two step-grandchildren, Joselyn (Brian) Sheidt and Charmaine Asuncion; eight great-grandchildren, Andy (Wendy) Thomas, Gregory Thomas, Eric Lovelady, Kristi and Kaylie Clark and Conner, Braden and Maddie Shaw; two great-great-grandchildren, Alanna and Cameron Thomas; and three sisters, Doris Henson of Mahomet, Susie Johnson of St. Louis, Mo., and Lois Dickie of Wayne County.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Rochelle Gardens and Serenity Home and Hospice for their attentiveness and care.
The funeral service will be held at Harvest Baptist Church in Hillcrest, Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. The visitation will precede at the funeral at 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. that morning. Burial will be at Trinity Memory Gardens.
Memorials will be to the Rockford Rescue Mission or Harvest Baptist Church.
An online guest book is available at www.UngerHorner.com.