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Virginia Eileen Shaw of Weldon

Virginia Eileen Shaw, 96, Weldon, passed away at 7:50 p.m. Friday (Jan. 10, 2014) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Weldon United Methodist Church, Weldon, with the Rev. C. Don Ferrill and the Rev. Mark Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Weldon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, is in charge of arrangements.

Virginia was born Aug. 20, 1917, in Weldon, the daughter of Vernon and Opal Adams Workman. She married Raymond Samuel Shaw on July 16, 1937, in Covington. He passed away March 2, 2002.

Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Rae (Vernal “Bud”) Kissee, Champaign, and Judy Shaw, Weldon; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and nine nieces and one nephew.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers.

Virginia was a member of Weldon United Methodist Church. She liked reading, working crossword puzzles, doing needlepoint and going to craft shows. Her fluffy friend “Chipper” always enjoyed making trips to visit her.