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Ruth (Bates) Shaw

March 4, 1932 ~ March 2, 2019 (age 86)

Obituary

Ruth Shaw, 86, of Cullman, was welcomed into heaven by her Lord and Savior, on March 2, 2019. She was born March 4, 1932, to Rufus and Mary Belle Johnson Bates.

Ruth was a member of Holly Pond 1st Baptist Church. She served as the secretary at the church for many years. Ruth loved to travel with her husband, Rayburn. They also enjoyed Alabama football and thoroughly enjoyed attending the games. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She will be missed by many.

Mrs. Shaw is preceded in death by her parents, Rufus and Mary Bates; husband, Rayburn Shaw; sons, Bruce Shaw, Teddy Shaw; and daughter, Diane Shaw.

Survivors include her sister, Nell Harbison; grandchildren, Bruce Shaw II, Michelle Boulahanis, Ray Echols, Bryan Echols; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Shaw will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at Holly Pond 1st Baptist Church, Pastor Benjamin Smothers officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Pond Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family two hours prior to services, from 12 noon until services begin at 2 p.m.

Holly Pond Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shaw family.

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Services

Family and Friends Visitation
Tuesday
March 5, 2019

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Holly Pond First Baptist Church
10751 US-278
Holly Pond, AL 35083

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 5, 2019

2:00 PM
Holly Pond First Baptist Church
10751 US-278
Holly Pond, AL 35083

Burial

Holly Pond Cemetery
714 County Road 1669
Holly Pond, AL 35083

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