Dateline: March 18, 2004


Memorial services for Harvey Carroll Shaw, Jr., age 78, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 17, 2004, in the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Truman Ledbetter, Pastor, officiating.  Cremation was held on Thursday, March 18, 2004, in Amarillo. Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., in Clarendon.

Mr. Shaw died Monday, March 15, 2004, in Amarillo.  He was born February 12, 1926, in Donley County and had been a lifetime resident of Donley County.  He married Joan Hillman on April 2, 1945, at Memphis.  He was a US Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and had been a farmer and rancher most of his life.  He will long be remembered for his caring and compassion for his family, friends, and others in his community.  He particularly loved children and young people.  He was always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need and placed others’ welfare and happiness far above his own.  He had served as a board member of the Greenbelt Electric Cooperative and for several terms on the ASCS board in Donley County.  He was a member of Clarendon VFW Post 7782 and a member of the First Baptist Church in Clarendon.

Survivors include his wife, Joan of Clarendon; two daughters, Sherry Moore and husband Terry of Spearman and Carrie Shaw of Garland; two grandchildren, Billie Jo Pierson and husband Wayne of Muleshoe and Shawn Moore and wife Dynelle of Virginia; and two great grandchildren, Megan Pierce and Tobin Pierce.

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