November 29, 2020

Mr. Henry Shaw

Mr. Henry Lee Shaw, age 84 of Franklin, Georgia passed away on November 11, 2011 at the Piedmont Newnan Hospital in Newnan, Georgia.

Funeral services for Mr. Shaw will be conducted at the Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, November 13, 2011, at 2:00 P.M. with the Reverend Scott Hannah officiating.

The interment will follow at the Big Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Omaha, Alabama. The family will receive guests at the funeral home one hour prior to service time.

Mr. Shaw was born in Whiteson, Oregon on April 3, 1927, the son of the late Martha Olivia Phillips Shaw and Leon Henry Shaw.

He was a Christian by faith. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during World War II.

Mr. Shaw was a Draftsman by trade, and drew up the first blueprints of the C-5A that Lockheed built. During his lifetime he held many positions, such as logger, electrician, custodian, builder, dairy farmer, and a commercial locksmith in Atlanta.

No job was too big or too small. Mr. Shaw was a “jack of all trades” and excelled at anything he tried.

He loved his family and did whatever it took to provide for them. He was a member of the Civil Defense, Centralhatchee Masonic Lodge #4403, and the Scottish American Military Society out of Columbus, Georgia.

He always had a smile on his face, was willing to help anyone, and he knew no strangers. Mr. Hank will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Doris Estelle Morman Shaw of Franklin, GA.; one daughter and son-in-law Libby and Steve Cummings also of Franklin, GA; three sons and one daughter-in-law, Leroy Shaw, Portland, OR., Dennis Shaw of Franklin, GA., and Tony and Kathy Shaw also of Franklin, Ga.; five grandchildren; one great- grandchild; siblings, Jean Creesy, Claudine Shaw, Barbara Howard, Marion Shaw, Paulette Postell, Mary Belle Erickson, Evelyn Nilson, and Nancy Shroeder. He was preceded in death by one sister, Alice.

Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia were in charge of arrangements.


(Obituary provided by Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home)



  1. Travis James Shaw says

    I will miss him greatly he was my great uncle. My name is Travis James Shaw . Alice was my grandmother.

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