Thomas Shaw

Thomas M. Shaw, 71, of Table Grove died at 4:48 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, in the emergency room at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.

He was born July 9, 1932, in Mound Valley, Kan., a son of Lucas Wayne and Dorothy Wilson Shaw. He married Jetta S. Yocum on July 3, 1951, in Galesburg. She survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Steven (and Chris) of Abingdon and Greg of Bushnell; three daughters, Gloria (and Gil) Flagg of New Boston, Mary (and Ora) Welch of Vermont and Kim (and Dave) Hickle of Table Grove; one brother, Lloyd of Table Grove; two sisters, Ruth Ann (and Loren) McCombs of Lewistown and Dorothy Frost of San Jose, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas and Michael; and one sister.

He attended Bradley University in Peoria.

He worked for Bader & Co. Elevators until retiring in 1990.

Services were held Friday at Martin-Hollis Funeral Home in Bushnell with Rev. Gary Schultz officiating. Burial was in Prairie City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Table Grove Rescue Squad.

From the Peoria Journal Star.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/14/2004

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