Jan. 28, 1941 – Dec. 16, 2020
Gloria Shaw, 78, died Dec. 16, 2020, in Chicago, IL. She was born to the late Lexie Brown and Keeler Manning on Jan. 28, 1941, in Jayess.
Services were Dec. 26, 2020 in the Salem Baptist Church cemetery, Jayess, with burial to follow, Rev. Edward Herron officiating.
She accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of New NcNeal MB Church in Crenshaw for many years. She received her education in Monticello where she played basketball. She relocated to Chicago, IL where she was employed at EDS in Lombard, IL. Betty was united in marriage to the late George Shaw and three children were born.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; four siblings: Darkis Williams, Lucille Govan, Barbara Packer and A. G. Brown.
Survivors are three children: Deborah (Clarence) Allen, Chicago, Darice Wheeler, Monticello, and Teena Stewart, Chicago; five grandchildren: Niemah Herron, Virginia Gordon, Kevin Herron, Ashley Wheeler, Terrance Allen; two great grandchildren: Ava Dalcolo and Khari Wheeler; eight siblings: Ella Brown, Virginia Brown, Ardra (Johnny) Redeemer, Willie Starks – Gulfport, Andrew Govan, Chicago, Edwina (Kevin) McLaurin, Chicago, Ernest Brown, Jayess, Edward Gutter, Atlanta.
Craft-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.