James Edward Shaw, age 93, passed away peacefully at his home in Allen, Texas on February 8, 2022. James was born September 5, 1928, to the late Claude Cecil Shaw and Willie Edens Shaw. He left behind his wife of 69 years, Willie Mae Alverson Shaw, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Janice Claudine Shaw Lance of Denison, and Rejana Christine “Johnnie” Shaw Cherry of Bells.
James attended public schools in Powderly, Bells, McKinney, and Sherman. He served in the US Army in Germany during the Korean War era. While in Europe, he toured much of the area including Rome, Italy. James spent many years as a tool and die maker at Hardwick-Etter Company in Sherman. He later retired from McKinney Independent School District as warehouse manager.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Allen. Due to health reasons, he was unable to attend during the last several years. James was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution and the Descendants of Washington’s Army at Valley Forge.
James was dearly loved by his family and many friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 11, 2022 at 1 PM at Mullican Little Funeral Home 754 State Hwy 56 E. Bells, Texas. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 11, 2022 at 2 PM at Mullican Little Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Rose Hill cemetery in bells.
Arrangements are with Mullican-Little Funeral Home, Bells, Texas. An online register may be signed at mullicanlittle.com