Alice Shaw (7/12/1929 - 1/5/2019)

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Burks-Walker-Tippitt Funeral Directors - Tyler
215 E. Front St.
Tyler, TX

On the evening of January 5th, 2019, Alice Penton Shaw peacefully passed from this life. She was born July 12, 1929 in Gainesville, Texas to the late Rosa Garrison Penton and late Robert Penton and was the third of five children. She lived in Tyler for 30 years and retired from ETMC Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her sister Rose Caughron, brothers Bobby and Jimmy Penton, and daughter Sharon Shaw.

She is survived by her sister, Fay Giddings of Colorado; her children Darrell Shaw and wife Deloris of Waco, Farrell Shaw and wife Larkin of Tyler, and daughter Karen Tarver and husband Mark of Tyler; her grandchildren Sam Shaw,Tammy Shaw Summers, Lincoln Shaw, Adrianah Tarver, Abbigale Tarver, London Shaw and Judah Shaw. Her great grandchildren; Anne-Marie Summers, Madeleine Summers and Isaac Summers.

Her family continues to celebrate her life and is comforted by knowing she rests in the arms of her Savior. There will be a family graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery on Wednesday at 10:00 am under the direction of Jackson's Burks-Walker-Tippit of Tyler. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of East Texas 4111 University Blvd. Tyler, Tx 75701. Condolences may be left at

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 8, 2019
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