Ioma Shaw, 82, of Big Spring died Monday, March 5, 2012, in a Midland hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2012, at the 14th and Main Church of Christ with Rick Cunningham officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012, at the funeral home.
Ioma was born to Tom and Leona Tatum on Dec. 20, 1929, in Sweetwater, Texas. She graduated as Valedictorian of Grapevine High School in 1947. She married Vernon P. Heard on May 22, 1950, in Fort Worth.
They moved to Big Spring in 1956 from Midland and owned Colonial Beauty Shop for many years. Vernon preceded her in death in June of 1973. She then married Verl D. Shaw on Aug. 7, 1976, in Midland. They lived in the Knott community for 20 years and moved to Big Spring in 1997.
She was a member of 14th and Main Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Verl D. Shaw of Big Spring; five children, Marsha McHan and husband Mark of Abilene, Brenda Keith and husband Lynn of Arlington, Dero Shaw and wife Jeanine of Knott, Angela Gillespie and husband Tony of Knott and Sheree Denny and husband LeRoy of Midland; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; three nephews and two nieces.
She was also preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.
The family suggests memorials be made to a favorite charity.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com