Myrna Shaw, 79, of Heber Springs, passed away June 9, 2020. She
was born on July 25, 1940 in Lake Village, AR, to the late James Harold
and Hazel Goodfellow.
Myrna graduated from Little Rock Central High in 1958, then attended
UALR. And in 1962, she married her childhood sweetheart, Tommy. She
taught school at North Hills Exceptional School, then later served as
Office Manager for Our Lady of Good Council Church.
In retirement, Myrna and Tommy moved to Heber Springs,Arkansas where
they co-owned Shaw's Mercantile, a terrific place for Myrna to fulfill
her love of antiques and collectibles.
She was an active member of St. Albert's Catholic Church, and integral
to many of its activities, volunteering as Finance Chairman, Fundraising
Chairman, and overseeing Communications for her parish.
Myrna enjoyed traveling, particularly to the beach or riding roller
coasters with her grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by all her
friends, family and all who knew her.
Survivors include her loving husband, Thomas Shaw; three children:
Patrick Shaw of Washington, D.C., James Shaw (Michele), Angela Mahairi (Wafai);
and was proud to be Grandma to Austin, Tariq, Reed, Ramy and Jasmine.
Visitation will be held Sunday, June 14, 2020 from 4:00p.m.-6:00p.m., at
Roller Chenal Funeral Home, 13801 Chenal Parkway. Graveside services
will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 15, 2020 at Calvary Cemetery.
We are complying with ADH guidelines and limiting indoor visitation to
50 people at one time. All attendees must provide and wear their own
masks before entering.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her honor to:
Society of St. Vincent de Paul at St. Albert's Church
P.O. Box 1198
Heber Springs, AR 72543.