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Lillian L. Shaw

Lillian L. Shaw, age 71, of 1384 North Henderson Street, Galesburg, Illinois, formerly of Abingdon, passed away at 8:50 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, at her home.

She was born Jan. 25, 1928 in Galesburg, the daughter of James W. and Kate Muilenburg Jones. She married Omer L. “Pete’’ Shaw on July 29, 1954 in Galesburg, Illinois. He preceded her in death on Jan. 27, 1993.

Survivors include two daughters, Connie J. Gregory, Fenton, Missouri, Vickie (Shaw) West Coleman, Canton, Illinois; one brother, Kenneth M. Jones Sr., Galesburg, Illinois; two sisters, Barbara Bloomgren, Galesburg and Darlene McMillen, Carthage, Missouri; two grandchildren, Michael Booker, Carthage, Missouri and Eric West, Galesburg, Illinois and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Patty (Gregory) Booker, her parents, four brothers and one sister.

She had lived in Galesburg since May of 1999, prior to that she had lived in Abingdon for 37 years.

She attended Galesburg High School.

She worked at the Admiral Corp. in Galesburg for 22 years retiring in 1975.

She was a member of Women of the Moose, Galesburg Lodge 880, Harry E. Wiles American Legion Post 381 Auxiliary in Abingdon and OAKS.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West, Abingdon Chapel.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the Chapel.

Burial will be in the Abingdon Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the Community Hospice of America, 256 S. Soangetaha Rd., Suite 103, Galesburg, Illinois 61401.

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