Doris Pait Shaw

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“Please accept my sincere and deepest condolences to the family of Doris. I had known Doris since I was a child over the years I had went to Goldsboro...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Suzi Ellis - Goldsboro, NC

“R I P Doris..You were a joy to be around & you had a huge heart of gold. Thank you for the goodness of your heart, I hope that I can try to be more...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Suzi Ellis - Goldsboro, NC

“I regret I could not be with you this AM. I only learned of Doris's death this AM. I wish I could have been there to espress my sympathy to all the...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: William H. Troutman - Newport, NC

“Granny had been my patient in Rehab. she has graced our unit with her sweet aura. We surely miss her but she's in a better place now. My...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Anne, RN - Knightdale, NC

“Dear Rose, Barbara and Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. I have so many great memories of spending our youth together...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Debbie Tupman - O'Fallon, IL

“Dear Rose and Barbara My heart and prayers are with you during this sad time. Your mother was a delightful lady !! Always smiling and enjoyed so many...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: yvonne - goldsboro, NC

“I feel honored to have met Granny at Lindzey and Bj's wedding. She had the best personality and was a very sweet lady. Sending my love and prayers...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Kristin Pendley - Dallas, GA

“Dear Rose, Barabara, and Family,Larry and I were saddened and surprised to learn that Mrs. Shaw had passed away. We have enjoyed knowing her so much ...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Marion and Larry Denning - NC

“So sorry for your loss. Your mom was so much fun to sit with at Lindzey's wedding and i'll never forget laughing and talking with her. She has...Read More »
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10 of 10 | Posted by: barbara smith herring and steve

Doris Pait Shaw, 83, passed away on Saturday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Doris was born in Bladen County on August 10, 1929 to the late Richard and Naomi Pate. She was married to the late Wade Shaw. Doris was retired as a school administrator for the Goldsboro City School System after many years of service. Doris was a member of Madison Avenue Baptist Church. She was involved in Keep Wayne County Beautiful campaign and was currently serving on the Goldsboro Housing Authority Board. Always interested in serving others, she served as a volunteer for Guardian Ad Litem for thirteen years. Doris was very fond of outdoor activities such as gardening and fishing though her greatest joy was spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Fulkerson officiating. Interment will follow in Wayne Memorial Park.

Doris is survived by her daughters, Rose Marlow and James of Goldsboro; Barbara Taylor and husband Steve of Goldsboro; grandchildren Ron and Stephanie Casey of Silver Spring, Maryland; Jason and Mary Grace Marlow of Raleigh; Lindzey and B.J. O'Brien of Powder Springs, Ga.; Brother Vernon and Clara Pait of Pamplico SC, and Godson Davis Harris of Goldsboro.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son Eddie Alan Shaw.

The family will receive friends Monday evening January 21, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and at other time at her residence.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534 or Madison Avenue Baptist Church, 300 S. Madison Avenue, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

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