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Marva Jean Shaw

March 19, 1936 ~ March 18, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Marva Jean Shaw passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 18, 2022, at the age of 85.

 

Marva was born on March 19, 1936, to George Samuel Reid and Anna Dee Latham; she was the only child born to George and Anna Dee. Marva Jean attended Danville Public Schools and went on to graduate from University of Toledo, class of 1985, with a degree in Business Administration.

 

One of Marva’s proudest moments was graduating from Madam C.J. Walker College of Beauty Culture, Chicago Illinois in 1964. She maintained her license until October 1979.

 

Marva belonged to two sisterhood organizations and was an active member of the Eastern Star Ohio chapter. Marva enjoyed her secretarial role at Harshman Middle School where she touched the lives of many students and faculty members. 

 

Marva loved bowling on a league with friends and playing the piano at numerous church functions. She was a 30-year member of her beloved church home Light of the World Christian Church. 

 

Marva was proceeded in death by her parents George Reid and Anna Dee, stepfather Jack McCoy, brother Mark Anthony McCoy, grandson Nathan Nance, daughter-in-law Linda Shaw, and Uncle Herbert Jerry Wright.

 

Marva is survived by her six children Eugene Emmett Shaw, Vanessa Ann Shaw, LaVonya Louise Shaw, YaVonya Nancy(Rev. Anthony) Kelley, Samuel Ramon Shaw, and Michaela Cherie Shaw. Grandchildren Kanedra Shaw, Heather Shaw, Thaddeus Jones, Chad Coleman, Kevin E. Taylor Jr., Kristopher A. R. Shaw, Antonya  Kelley, Kyiesha M. C. Shaw, Andrea Kelley, Kara Shaw, and Tristen Shaw; and eleven great-grandchildren and extended family member Mrs. Pat Barmore. Ciao.

 

A Homegoing Celebration will commence at 12:00 Noon Tuesday March 22, 2022 at Leek & Sons Funeral Home 304 E. Williams St., Danville. Eulogist: Pastor MacAuther Pendleton. A visitation will begin at 11:00 am until the time of the service. Burial will follow after at Springhill Cemetery.

Per the family we thank you for the thoughts and prayers but will like to celebrate the life of Marva Shaw in private. Condolences can be sent to www.leekandsonsfuneral home.com.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
March 22, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Leek & Sons Funeral Home
304 East Williams
Danville, IL 61832

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 22, 2022

12:00 PM
Leek & Sons Funeral Home
304 East Williams
Danville, IL 61832

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