January 31, 1943 - March 29, 2021
Our beloved Mother, Carole Louise Shaw departed this life at 2:00p.m. on Monday, March 29, 2021 at Eden Village Retirement Center in Glen Carbon, Illinois, being blessed with seventy-eight years. Carole was born on January 31, 1943 in Alton, Illinois, the daughter of the late Hollis L. North and Helen M. (Kimball) North. In 1961, Carole graduated from Alton Senior High School; and she also attended Lewis and Clark Community College. Carole was employed with Owens-Illinois Glass Company and Olin Powder Mill as a Secretary, Laclede Steel Storeroom as a Clerk, and later she retired from Madison County Courthouse Circuit Clerk’s office, after serving twenty years of service. She was a member of Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church serving in many capacities, including the Finance Committee, serving on the Claude Wilson Scholarship Fund, and being dedicated in fostering The Angel Tree program in the Alton, Illinois community during the Christmas Holiday Season, to uplift children, bringing holiday cheer with gifts for children that had an incarcerated parent. Carole was united in Holy Matrimony to Robert Lee Shaw on March 18, 1961 for fifty-eight years. She leaves to cherish her fond memories: her four children ~ Robert E. Shaw of Alton, Illinois, Rodney B. Shaw of Los Angeles, California, Anna M. Ghounem and Carla L. Shaw of Creve Coeur, Missouri; ten grandchildren ~ Carletta Fielder, Alyssa Shaw, Robert W. Shaw, Maya Shaw, Aly Ghounem, Nadia Ghounem, Lyla Ghounem, Zeyad Ghounem, Austin Rogers and Aaliyah Rogers; two great grandchildren ~ Clayton Fielder and Cole Fielder; a host of cousins and close friends from Tabernacle Church; best friend from grade school, Joyce Williams of Los Angeles, California; close cousins, Charles Haynes, Gail Walker, Carol Westbrooks, Joann Woodruff, Janet Reams, Jackie Williams, Anita Sims, Darlene Woods and Anna Maria Slaughter; nephews, Edward North, Waymond North, Edward Jr. (E.J.), Kenny Shaw, Kevin Williams and Tracy (Shaw) Hawkins. Carole was preceded in death by her parents, Helen and Hollis North; her beloved husband, Robert L. Shaw; brother, Edward North, Sr.; sister-in-law, Juanita North; grandparents, Charles and Ollie Kimball; uncle, William Kimball; aunt, Denise Kimball; uncle, Almo Haynes; aunt, Ethel Haynes and cousin, Patricia Kimball whom was like a sister to Carole.
Our beloved Mother, Carole Louise Shaw departed this life at 2:00p.m. on Monday, March 29, 2021 at Eden Village Retirement Center in Glen Carbon, Illinois, being blessed with seventy-eight years. Carole was born on January 31, 1943 in Alton,... View Obituary & Service Information
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