Barbara  Shaw

Obituary of Barbara Shaw

Barbara “Bo” Ruth Shaw, 85, of Carrollton died Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Boyd Memorial Hospital in Carrollton. She was born in Greenfield on March 15, 1933 the daughter of Frank and Helen Shepard Clark. She married Donald L. “Toby” Shaw on July 28, 1951 and he preceded her in death on July 13, 1997.

She is survived by 4 daughters and sons-in-law, Kay (Roger) Darr of Carrollton, Barbara Henson of Roodhouse, Vicki (Ronald) Cox of Carrollton, and Patricia (Tony) Walters of Kane; 14 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 1 great-great granddaughter; and 3 sisters, Jean Bruce of Godfrey, Wanda Rice of Jerseyville, and Wyoma Henson of Carrollton.  She was preceded in death by a grandson, Brandon Shanks; and a son-in-law, Stanley Henson.

Bo enjoyed doing puzzles, reading and playing computer games. More than anything she loved her grandchildren and spending time with them.

A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Eldred Memorial Lawn Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Boyd Memorial Hospital.  Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton is in charge of arrangements.  Condolences may be left online at