Mrs. Minnie Thompson Shaw, 65, widow of Allen Shaw, died at this morning at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville. She had been ill for the past
year and a half and had been removed from her home at 303 Vine street to the hospital a little over a week
The deceased was a native of Mt.Vernon, the daughter of John H and Elizabeth Brune Thompson. She had resided in this community all
of her life. She was a devout member of St. Matthew's Catholic Church and
of Sodality Poor Souls.
Near surviving relatives are a foster daughter, Mrs. William H.
Lewis of Mt. Vernon; four grand daughters, Minalyn
Sue, Margo Ann, Maria Elena and Monica Clair Lewis, all of Mt. Vernon; two
sisters, Miss Julia Thompson and Mrs. Bert Ashworth of Mt. Vernon and 11 nieces
The body is at the Short-Niehaus funeral
will be held at Saturday morning at St. Matthew's Catholic Church and Rev.
Raymond Smith, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Matthew's.