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Donna Lou Spivey Shaw
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Obituary for Donna Lou Spivey Shaw

Donna Lou Spivey Shaw went to be with the Lord at 8:40 PM on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at the Hospice Center in Bolivia, NC, surrounded by her family.

She was born on August 13, 1940, in Berea, KY, daughter of the late Patricia Arnold Spivey and the late Reverend William Lester Spivey

Donna was a resident of Boiling Spring Lakes, NC for 26 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of BSL. Donna was a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), a song writer, publisher, and had an excellent voice for singing. She was a supportive Navy wife for 23 years.

She is preceded in death by her son, William Alfred “Bill” Shaw; her father, Reverend William Lester Spivey and her mother, Patricia Elizabeth Arnold Spivey.

Donna is survived by her husband of 53 years, Walter Lovic Shaw; her daughter, Patricia Oneta Cox (Tommy); granddaughter, Sara Cox Binnarr (Perry); grandsons: Tommy Cox, Jr. (Ashlyn); and Daniel Cox (Deanne); great-grandson, Hunter Cox; and daughter-in-law, Hope Ross-Shaw.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, West Ashley Chapel. Burial will follow at Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort, South Carolina.

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Arrangements entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, West Ashley Chapel, 2501 Bees Ferry Road Charleston, South Carolina, 29414, 843-722-8371.

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Funeral Service




10:00 AM
McAlister-Smith Funeral Home West Ashley

2501 Bees Ferry Road
Charleston, SC 29414





1:00 PM
Beaufort National Cemetery

1601 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC 29902

Cemetery Details


Beaufort National Cemetery

1601 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC 29902


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