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Meddie Shaw

February 21, 1945 — March 21, 2022

Graveside service for Meddie Shaw Jr., age 77, of Sulphur Springs, TX will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday March 26, 2022 at Mel Haven Cemetery with Pastor James Mason officiating and the nephews serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be on Thursday, March 24 from 1:00-5:00 P.M. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mr. Shaw passed away on March 21, 2022 at Christus Mother Francis-Tyler.

Meddie Shaw Jr. was born in Winnsboro, TX, on February 21, 1945 to Meddie Sr. and Willie Mae (Young) Shaw. He married Evie Newsome on June 27, 1966 in Sulphur Springs, TX. He worked as a Dairyman all his life. He was a member of the Faith Tabernacle Pentecostal Church.

He is survived by his wife, Evie Shaw of Sulphur Springs, TX; daughter, Linda Johnson and husband Brian of Sulphur Springs, TX; sons, Eddie Tyron Shaw and Elton Wayne Shaw of Sulphur Springs, TX; sixteen grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Doris McConell of Kanas City, MO, Ella Givens of Sulphur Springs, TX; brothers, Elton Shaw of Tyler, TX, Lonnie Shaw of Sulphur Springs, TX, Larry Shaw of Pickton, TX, Milton Shaw of Sulphur Springs, TX, Kenneth Wayne Shaw Sr. of Como, TX; brother-in-law, Richard Newsome; sister-in-law, Vera Newsome and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Meddie was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Tony Shaw.

Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, March 24, 2022

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Murray - Orwosky Funeral Chapel, Sulphur Springs

419 Gilmer St, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

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Graveside Service

Saturday, March 26, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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