Georgia Ella Shaw, 63, Normal, passed away Saturday (Aug. 18, 2007).

Posted on August 28, 2007. Filed under: Announcements, Articles and News (HOP) |

NORMAL – Georgia Ella Shaw, 63, Normal, passed away Saturday (Aug. 18, 2007).

She was born Jan. 17, 1944, in Memphis, Tenn., daughter of Johnny Eziel Danrich and Eleanor Pierson Danrich.

Georgia was educated in the St. Louis public school system, where she attended Patrick Henry Elementary School and Sumner High School. She continued to pursue her educational goals and was attending Heartland Community College majoring in early childhood development at the time of her death.

Georgia met and married Winston Shaw and from this union two daughters and four sons were born, all of whom survive her, including Stacy Yvette Shaw Cameron; Winston Maurice and Vincent Maurice Shaw; Brian Anthony Shaw; Dorothy Jeanette Shaw Johnson; and Benny Chandler Shaw.

Georgia and her husband also took a parental interest in one of her younger cousins, Leverta Stevenson Peeples and raised her as one of their own.

She was preceded in death by both parents and an infant son, Vincent Maurice Shaw.

In addition to her children and their spouses, she leaves to cherish her memory 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two siblings, Johnny “Bud” Danrich and Shirley Ann Danrich-Sain; her loyal friend, sister and companion, Joann Rye; and other relatives and friends.

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