Funeral services for Martin Lee Shanon “Rooster” Shaw will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, December 12 at New Hope United Methodist Church in Winona, with burial following in the church cemetery. Rev. Sam Dodd will officiate the services. Pallbearers will be Bill Herod, Sanford Bennett, David Watson, Gray Gill, Jay Tharp, and Jamie Pyron. Honorary pallbearers will be Sam Massey, David Dickerson, Rob Wilkerson, Keith Marchant, Lynn Marchant, Morris Timbs, Matt Welch, Jimmy Chambley, Benny Chambley, Matt Mullin, Milisante Jones, Benji Fisk, Bo Eskridge, and Todd Nichols.
Visitation will be Monday, December 12 from noon until 2:00 p.m. at Oliver Funeral Home.
Mr. Shaw, 52, passed away at his home on Friday, December 9, 2022. He was born in Winona on January 3, 1970 to Robert Earl and Margie Blaylock Shaw. He was a sergeant in the Mississippi Army National Guard, serving at Camp McCain, until a crippling automobile accident left him disabled. He was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church in Winona. He was preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by his mother, Margie Blaylock Shaw of Winona; brother, Robert Earl “Bubba” Shaw Jr. (Paula) of Winona; two nieces, Alicyn Shaw of Winona and Adrienne Shaw Greenlee (Aaron) of Winona; and an uncle, Robbie Blaylock of Winona.
Memorial contributions can be made to the New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, PO Box 447, Winona, MS 38967.
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Margie and family: We are so sorry to hear Rooster has passed. The family is in our thoughts and prayers as you say goodbye for now to your son and brother. We are sure Teddy Bear was there to greet him as he entered Heaven. Love in Christ, Dennis and Deborah
We were so sad to hear about roster passing away. Roster was loved so very much by all of us at SuperValu.
We will miss his whit and kind humor. All of us at the store have you in our prayers.
Margie, Bubba and family, Our neighborhood will never be the same without “Rooster” being seen out and about. He always had a smile and wave for all of us. He was a fine man, loved by all of us. He will be greatly missed. My heart aches for the family. Ya’ll are in my thoughts and prayers.
Margie and family so sorry to hear of Rooster passing. My prayers are with you and your family.