Viney C. Shaw 1935-2022 | News, Sports, Jobs


YOUNGSTOWN – Mrs. Viney C. Shaw, 87, was transcended in her celestial mansion on Wednesday, October 19, 2022.

Viney was born on February 17, 1935 in Youngstown, the daughter of Cleopheus and Sara Reeves Gilford. She graduated from East High School and attended cosmetology school. She had been employed as a full-time nanny, canteen helper for Youngstown City Schools, seamstress and cosmetologist.

She was a faithful member of the New Hope Baptist Church, where she served in the ministries of usher and culinary staff.

She leaves cherished his memory and his legacy, his children, Cynthia (Charles) Mitchell of Glendale, Arizona, Joan (George) Thomas of Youngstown, Angela Shaw and John Jr. (Dionne) Shaw of Columbus, and Jack and Carlton Grover, qu ‘she helps raise, both of Cleveland; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Victor Shaw; one sister, Dorthea Briggs; and one granddaughter, Sade Shaw.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, October 27, 2022 at LE Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home, with funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. Guests are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing.

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