Mrs. Nellie Lessie Catherine Shaw was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 26, 2021. She loved the Lord and it was evident in how she lived. In addition to her parents, William Roosevelt and Sally Francis, she is predeceased by her husband, Wesley Herman, one sister, Annie Jefferies and one brother, J.W. McAdams.
To cherish Nellie’s legacy, life and love, she leaves her son, Herman Shaw (Cheryl) of Burlington, NC and daughter Vickie Graves (Dwight) of Chesterfield, VA; seven grandchildren Michael Shaw of Burlington NC; Lisa White (John) of Burlington, NC; Nikki (Toron) Gillis of Chesterfield, VA; Ashford Graves of Los Angeles, CA; Samone Graves-Cooper of Chesterfield, VA; Kenneth (Chuck) and Brian McCandies of Burlington, NC; seven great-grandchildren, Zoë, Navarre, and Jaxen Cooper, Tyler and Landon Gillis all of Chesterfield, VA; Ashton Graves of Alexandria, VA; and Abigail Graves of California; six siblings, Elsie Bozeman of Burlington, NC; Zelda Compton of Burlington, NC; Bobby McAdams (Freda) of Clinton, MD; Ressie Harris (Leo) Rouge Mount, NC; William McAdams (Linda) of Burlington, NC; Emma Sykes (James) of Burlington, NC. She leaves to celebrate her life a host of nieces, nephews, loving family, and friends. Her smile, love for others, and kindness will live in our hearts forever.
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