ADA — Rachel Shaw, 80, died on Monday, July 14, 2014, at 4:20 a.m.,
at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima. She was born on Nov. 28, 1933, in
Silver Creek, to Raymond and Zelma (Case) Vermillion and they preceded
her in death. On Nov. 15, 1953, she married Robert Shaw and he survives
Rachel formerly worked for Triplett Corporation of
Bluffton, Highway Oil Company, the Ada Herald and Allen Hughes Septic
Service. She was a long time clerk for the Upper Scioto Valley Ambulance
Rachel attended Sugar Grove United Methodist Church of
Ada. She was a graduate of Mt. Blanchard High School, class of 1951.
She was also a member of the Tri County Doll Club.
surviving is a son, Robert (Kathy) Shaw, Jr., of Ada; a daughter,
Rebecca “Becky” Brooks of Ft. Wayne, Indiana; six grandchildren, Robert
(Brittany) Shaw, III, Sarah (Quinton) Schmidt, Adam Shaw, Carrie Brooks,
Corrie Brooks and Callie Brooks; seven great-grandchildren, Jace and
Jayden Brooks, Wyatt, Maverick and Daphnie Shaw, Bryden and Issaih
Castle; a brother, John (Marcille) Vermillion, of Dunkirk; and a sister,
Kay (Earl) Todd, of Mt. Gilead. She was preceded in death by a
daughter, Roselyn A. Shaw, in June of 2001, and a sister, Jean Hepner.
services will begin at 10:30 a.m., on Friday, July 18, 2014, at
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, with Pastor Lon Taylor officiating.
Burial will be in Preston Cemetery, Alger. Friends may call 6 to 8
p.m., on Wednesday, July 16, and 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., on
Thursday, July 17, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, and one hour prior
to the service on Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.hansonneely.com.
Please visit www.hansonneely.com for alternate driving directions due to road construction.