RUTH ELLA SHAW

RUTH ELLA SHAW, 91, of Mt. Vernon passed away Sunday afternoon June 4, 2017 at Mt. Vernon Health Care Center. She was born in Ina, IL on May 18, 1926, the daughter of Charles & Dorothy Mae (Piper) Jordan. She married Bob Shaw on June 21, 1944, and he preceded her in death on August 29, 2003. Mrs. Shaw was of the Methodist faith. She is survived by her Son: Lanny Shaw & wife Julie of Waltonville, Daughter: Charlotte Bradley & husband Robert of Mt. Vernon, 2 Grandsons: Brian Shaw & wife Bethany of Waltonville & David Shaw & wife Natalie of Oregon, Granddaughter: Kristina Gosney of Mt. Vernon, and 6 Great-grandchildren: Joel, Mia, Boone, Jules, Draven & Braeliana. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, and Granddaughter – Melissa Dawn Meadows, and by a sister – Mary Lou Rightnowar. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, June 7 at 3:00 P.M. at Kirk Cemetery in Ina with Pastor Carlos Pena officiating. There will be No Visitation; those attending the service are requested to meet at the cemetery. The Johnston Funeral Home in Ina is in charge of the arrangements.