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YOUNGSTOWN – Services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at the Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 920 Dryden Ave. in Youngstown, for Mrs. Louise Jackson Shaw, 83, who entered into eternal rest on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019.
Mrs. Shaw was born Aug. 12, 1936, in Youngstown, a daughter of Sylvester Sr. and Marion Bell Jackson.
Louise graduated from Chaney High School. She then obtained her LPN license and began her career at St. Elizabeth Hospital where she worked for 41 years.
Louise married Raymond Shaw Sr. on March 8, 1958.
Louise was a member of the Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church for over 60 years. As a member of the church, Louise was on the culinary staff and the Altar Guild. Louise had a love for baking. Her family and friends enjoyed her treats so much, she became affectionately known as the “Cookie Lady.”
She leaves behind two sons, Raymond Jr. (Rosa) and Kevin Shaw of Youngstown; one daughter, Robin Shaw of Atlanta; four sisters, Thelma Bronson of Sacramento, Calif., Mary E. McCullough of Youngstown, Marion Easter of Cleveland., Beatrice Lymore of Vallejo, Calif.; one brother, Sylvester Jr. (Gertrude) Jackson of Youngstown; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother-in-law John Shaw; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Along with her sister Beatrice Lymore, two special nieces helped to care for her, Jackie Taylor and Jennifer Jackson.
Besides her husband of 60 years, Raymond Shaw Sr. who preceded her in death on April 1, 2018, she was preceded in death by her parents; one sister. Melvine Jackson Reid; and a brother. Leon Jackson.
The family would like to thank the staff and doctors at Hospice House for their excellent care of Louise.
Friends may call one hour prior to the services 9 to 10 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.