Funeral Services will be on Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 2:00pm at the Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Bro. Mutt Wallace and burial following at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Hugo, OK. Velma Shaw, age 87, of Idabel, OK died on Saturday, December 13, 2008 in Idabel, OK. VELMA LEE ATKINSON SHAW PASSED AWAY DECEMBER 13, 2008 AT MEMORIAL HEIGHTS NURSING CENTER, IDABEL, OKLAHOMA. SHE WAS BORN ON MAY 18, 1921 IN SWINK, OKLAHOMA, THE DAUGHTER OF WILLIAM PRESTON AND OSIE LEE/LAURA (LITTLE) ATKINSON. SHE ATTENDED SCHOOL IN SAWYER, HUGO, AND FT.TOWSON AND REMAINED IN THIS AREA ALL OF HER LIFE. VELMA RETIRED FROM CHOCTAW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND WAS A MEMBER OF THE VFW AUXILARY NO 8316 AND A LIFETIME MEMBER OF THE DAV AUXILARY DISTRICT 53. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE CHURCH OF CHRIST IN SAWYER, OKLAHOMA. VELMA WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: HER HUSBAND: JESSE VERNON SHAW (02/05/2006); HER MOTHER AND FATHER; THREE SISTERS: BERNICE DEAVORS, ADDIE BELL FULLER, LORENE HALL. TWO SONS: DONALD RAY AND WIFE NELDA FINLEY SHAW OF IDABEL, OK, J.V. AND WIFE SUSIE SHAW OF NORMAN, OK; FOUR GRANDCHILDREN: RICKY DON SHAW, TAMMY SUE SINOR, BRITTON PRESTON SHAW, TAYLOR GREGORY SHAW; TEN GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; TWO GREAT GREAT GRANDCHILDREN THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2008, FROM 6:00-8:00 P.M. IN THE FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL.
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