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Sylvia J. (Shaw) Allen

April 27, 1938 ~ October 18, 2020 (age 82)


Sylvia J. Allen, age 82 of Salem, Indiana passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 10:27 pm, in Clark County Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Born April 27, 1938 in Lodiburg, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Harold  Shaw  and Mary (Basham) Shaw. 
She retired from the Louisville Bedding Company and was a former employee of the old Bata Shoe Company in Salem. She had been a resident of Washington County since 2002, formerly of Borden on the family farm.  Sylvia loved quilting, reading and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.       

Survivors include:  
Daughter Mary Walton of Salem, Indiana;   
Daughter: Mattie Hurst of Borden, Indiana;   
Daughter: Rose Elliott of Salem, Indiana;   
Son: Harold Allen of Scottsburg, Indiana;  
Sister: Mary Ruth Lawrence of Corydon, Indiana;   
Sister: Jessie Jackson of Borden, Indiana;   
Brother: Robert Shaw of Eckharty, Indiana;
She is also survived by 9 grandchildren, and 20 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Alton, Troy and Harold Shaw Jr. and 1 sister, Mattie Richardson.  

Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home   
Visitation: 9 am to 1 pm Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home.   
Interment and committal service will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem, Indiana.   

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October 24, 2020

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

Funeral Service
October 24, 2020

1:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

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