Lorene F. Shaw was retired from Boone Electric Cooperative

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 | 4:34 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Lorene F. Shaw, 77, of Columbia, died Monday, March 25, 2013, after a long battle with cancer.

She was born Oct. 3, 1935, to Howard and Mary (Bishop) Hampton.

She married Robert V. "Buddy" Shaw on Aug. 29, 1953.

She was a member of Memorial Baptist Church

Mrs. Shaw worked for the 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 and her husband, George, Brenda Reifschneider, Susie Shaw and Kathy Shaw; a sister, Hazel Hinshaw; a brother, Arthur Hampton; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

A brother, Richard Hampton, and a son-in-law, Tom Reifschneider, died earlier.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Friday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 E., with visitation beginning at noon until the time of service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Missouri Cancer Associates, 1705 E. Broadway, Suite 100, Columbia, MO 65201.

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