Van Alstyne Leader
Thursday, 22 December 1977
Services were held Tuesday at Flesher Funeral Home for Mrs. Katie
Shaw, 84. She died at a McKinney hospital on Sunday, December 18,
1977. She was a resident of Melissa.
Serivces were conducted by Rev. Pat Layne of Anna. Burial
was at Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Mrs. Shaw was born in Arkansas, the daughter of the late Mr. and
Mrs. andrew Barton. She was a member of the Baptist Church.
She is survived by a son, Elston Walker of Troy, Idaho; two grandchildren;
two step-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Julia Bass of Melissa, Mrs.
Willie Maw Lawrence of Sherman and Mrs. Lena Covington of Weatherford;
and by three brothers, Earnest Barton of Van Alstyne, O.M. Barton and Reed
Barton, both of Anna