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Theresa D. Shaw, age 87 of Ozark, Missouri and formerly of Bluffton, passed away Sunday March 4, 2018 at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, MO. She graduated from Harlowton High School, Harlowton, Montana in 1949 and Taylor University, Upland in 1953. She worked in the office at HK Porter in Huntington, at Peabody Nursing Home in North Manchester and at Hardee’s in Bluffton. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Bluffton and enjoyed playing the piano, cooking and sewing.
Theresa was born January 2, 1931, in Corvallis, Oregon, the daughter of Joseph and May (Myers) Gibson. On April 1, 1956 she married her beloved husband Merrill E. Shaw and he passed away July 9, 1991. She is survived by a daughter Lanelle I. (Robert) Carpenter-Martin of Ozark, MO, a granddaughter Michelle N. Carpenter of Branson, MO, a grandson Kevin R. (Sara) Carpenter of Denver, CO, 2 sisters Evangeline Gibson of Atoka, OK and Donna Gibson Carter of Kingfisher, OK.
Visitation will be held Saturday, March 10 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel preceding the 1:15 graveside service at Lancaster Cemetery. Pastor Doug McClure of Grace Baptist Church will officiate.
Preferred memorials are to Bibles for the World or International Prison Ministry c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750