COLUMBIA — Lorene F. Shaw, 77, of Columbia, Mo., passed away peacefully at home on Monday, March 25, 2013, after a long battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Friday, March 29, 2013, at Memorial Funeral Home, with visitation beginning at noon until the time of service.
Lorene was born Oct. 3, 1935, to the late Howard and Mary (Bishop) Hampton. She married Robert V. "Buddy" Shaw on Aug. 29, 1953. Lorene was a member of Memorial Baptist Church and greatly valued the friendships of her church family.
She worked for Columbia Public Schools and later retired from Boone Electric Cooperative after 25 years of service.
She is survived by her husband, Robert V. "Buddy" Shaw; four daughters, Rita Barnes (George), Brenda Reifschneider, Susie Shaw and Kathy Shaw; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is one sister, Hazel Hinshaw and one brother, Arthur Hampton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Richard Hampton; and son-in-law, Tom Reifschneider.
Everyone who knew her, loved her.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Missouri Cancer Associates.
Online tributes may be left at memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com