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Hazel Shaw

Hazel Estelle Shaw, 89, Spring City, Tenn., formerly of Woodstock, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2013, at Erlanger Medical Center, Chattanooga, Tenn.

She was born July 21, 1923, in Hope, Ark., to Thomas Larkin and Katie Taylor Finney.  

Hazel married Nathan Shaw and lived in Mena, Ark.  In 1950, they moved to Woodstock, where she worked for many years as a supervisor for the Admiral Corporation.  

She owned a local 7-Eleven store in Woodstock until she retired. She was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Marengo.  

She lived in the Spring City community in Tennessee since 2006. 

Survivors include three daughters, Betty (Robert) Kamin, Evensville, Tenn., Ann (Paul) Violett, Harriman, Tenn., and Eva (Charlie) Chapman, Woodstock; a sister, Lucille Matlock, Arizona; three stepsisters, Doris (Pete) Latino, Arizona, Christine Williams, Oklahoma, and Mary (Frank) Allman, Arkansas; a brother, Leon (Lorrene) Finney, Oklahoma; three stepbrothers, Howard Finney, Arkansas, George (Dee) Morris, Indiana, and Earl (Marie) Morris, Oklahoma; 11 grandchildren, Robert (Regina) Kamin, Woodstock, Stephen (Sherri) Kamin, Coral Springs, Fla., Sandra (Joseph) Hart,  Evensville, Lori (Douglas) Homeyer, Marengo, Sherri (Brian) Paprocki, Illinois, Paul James (Nicole) Violett II, Maryville, Tenn., Scott (Karen) Fike, Round Lake Beach, Thomas Fike, McHenry, John Violett, China, Jennifer Violett-McLaughln, Colorado, and Roseann (Greg) Iverson, Illinois; 22 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Wanda Jean Shaw; three sisters,  Lessie Finney, Loise Finney and Baby Girl Finney; two stepsisters, Velma Wooten and Martha Mosier Nelson; two brothers,  Marvin Finney and Wilburn Finney; three stepbrothers, T. L. Finney Jr., Joseph Finney and Elmer Morris; and a great-grandson, Michael Homeyer.

There were no services, and she was cremated.  

Arrangements were made by Vaughn Funeral Home, Spring City.

Inturnment will be in the Board Camp Cemetery, Arkansas, at a later date.

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