Jennifer Beth Shaw, 67, of Washington Court House, Ohio, died at 2:45 a.m. Friday, December 21, 2012, at the Court House Manor Nursing Home, where she had been a patient since December 13.
Jennifer was born in Berne on February 24, 1945, to the late Horace and Hulda Sommer Lehman.
She was a 1963 graduate of Berne-French High School and received her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University. She later achieved a master’s degree in health administration.
Jennifer was a registered nurse and had a long affiliation with Hospital Corporation of America, serving in various capacities from infection control to hospital administrator.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, where she had formerly played in the bell choir and was a member of the Tuesday Morning Share Group. She enjoyed quilting and belonged to several quilting clubs.
Among survivors are her husband, Dr. Byers W. Shaw, whom she married in 1988; two sons, Monte Smith of Atlanta, Ga., and Daryn Smith of Singapore and Clearwater, Fla.; four children by marriage, Dr. Byers "Bud" W. (Rebecca) Shaw Jr. of Omaha, Neb.; Mindy (Jeff) Wise of Tiffin, Ohio; Steve (Kim) Shaw of Cincinnati, Ohio; and Beth (Tom) Morris of Washington Court House; brother, Stanley (Nancy) Lehman of Berne; sister, Marinell (Ted) Wagner of Florence, Ariz; sister-in-law, Sharlene Lehman of Berne; and brother-in-law, Stan Teeter of Portland; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Derryl Lehman; and a sister, Gloria Teeter.
A memorial service was held December 22, at the First Presbyterian Church in Washington Court House, with the Rev. Everett L. Miller, pastor at the church, officiating.
Preferred memorials are to the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, 300 West Tenth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210; or the First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 217, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.
Online condolences may be made at www.kirkpatrickfuneralhome.com.