Dateline: September 18, 2008

Mildred Shaw Jewett, 86, died Sunday, September 7, 2008, in Amarillo.

Services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 in the Hedley United Methodist Church with Rev. Ervin Emmert, Pastor, and Rev. Bruce Howard, Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Hedley, officiating. Burial followed at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Mildred was born October 7, 1921, in Kirkland, Childress County, to Benjamin and Nancy Henderson James. She married Richard A. Shaw, Sr., on February 14, 1940. He preceded her in death on April 10, 1973. She then married Robert “Bob” Jewett on December 2, 1978, in Childress. She had been a resident of Hedley and Estelline for many years. She was a member of the Hedley Lioness Club. Mildred and her husband, Bob were active members of the Hedley Senior Citizens. She was also a member of the Hedley United Methodist Church. While her kids were in school, she was very involved in their many activities. She also loved her grandkids and great grandkids very much.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband; and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her husband, Bob of Hedley; a daughter, Nancy Mullins of Antioch, Tenn.; two sons, Richard A. Shaw, Jr., and wife Laura of Smithville, MO, and Randy Shaw and wife Rhonda of Hedley; seven grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Rowe Cemetery Association or the Hedley Senior Citizens.

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