Friday, August 26, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia 63382.
Officiating will be: Pastor Glenn Forman.
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Interment will be in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Vivian Berneice (Fuqua) Shaw passed away at 9:23 a.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at the King's Daughters Home in Mexico, Missouri. She had been a lifelong area resident and member of the Laddonia Presbyterian Church prior to her move to Mexico. Vivian worked as a Southwestern Bell telephone operator prior to her marriage. She was a stay-at-home mother for seven children. Vivian raised a garden every year out of enjoyment and necessity until she was no longer able to. For several years after her children were grown, she worked part-time as a security guard at Harbison-Walker Refractories in Vandalia. Vivian moved to Mexico after Dwain passed away and lived with her daughter, Kathy until moving to King's Daughters Home in 2010. She adored her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Vivian always had a smile for everyone and everyone loved her. She will be sadly missed by many.
Born: June 6, 1931 in Hannibal, Missouri the daughter of Harry Lee and Ida Virginia (Hess) Fuqua.
Married: Dwain A. Shaw on November 27, 1955 in Vandalia; he preceded her in death on May 16, 2003.
Survivors include five sons: Kevin and wife, Mary Shaw of Sturgeon, Missouri; Keith and wife, Cheryl Shaw of Thompson, Missouri; Kenny and wife, Becky Shaw of Mexico, Missouri; Kris and wife, Tammy Shaw of Benton City; Karl and wife, Teresa Shaw of Mexico; two daughters: Kathy and husband, Mike Sims of Mexico; Kim and husband, Carey Graves of Laddonia; one sister, Bonnie and husband, Walt Puvogel of Sabetha, Kansas; also survived by 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by: husband, Dwain; two half-brothers: William Black and Harold Black.
Memorials are encouraged to the King's Daughters Home, 620 W. Boulevard, Mexico, Missouri 65265.