Afton Ellison Shaw, 79, passed away March 23, 1998 in Sandy, Utah.
Born October 19, 1918 in Nephi, Utah to James Henry and Emma LaVerne Tanner Ellison. Attended school in Nephi, graduating from Juab High School. Continued her education at Black Hills Commercial in Rapid City, South Dakota. Married Milton R. Shaw, April 28, 1939 in Provo, Utah. They were later divorced. Active member of the LDS Church, serving in Relief Society and Primary. Served as a full-time missionary in the Nevada Las Vegas Mission, 1983-84. Served in the American Legion Auxiliary in Nephi.Survived by one daughter and two sons, Rondalyn Cloward, Sandy, Utah; Stanford E. (Pat) Shaw, Orem, Utah; Howard M. (Debbie) Shaw, Las Vegas, Nev.; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Aline E. Christison, Sandy, Utah. Preceded in death by her infant daughter, Sally Joan Shaw; her brother, Don J. Ellison; and her sister, Lucille E. Barlow.
Funeral services will be held Fri., March 27, 11 a.m. in the Hillcrest 5th Ward, 915 E. Peach Blossom (approx. 9100 So.), Sandy, Utah. Viewing will be one hour before services beginning at 9:45 a.m. Burial will be in Nephi Vine Bluff Cemetery, with a brief graveside service at 3:30 p.m.
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