Margaret Ann Shaw Absher (2018-10-18 13:45:49)

Margaret Ann Shaw Absher, age 71 of 627 Shawtown Road, Glade Valley, NC passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at her residence.

She was born October 16, 1947 in Alleghany County to the late James William Shaw, Sr. and Olene Todd Shaw. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by two sons, Bobby Absher, Jr., and John Absher; one brother, Allan “Alley” Shaw. She is survived by two grandchildren, Cory Moxley and wife Breanna of Elkin, Logon Absher of Glade Valley; daughter-in-law, Karina Absher and daughter Gracie of Glade Valley; six brothers, Jay Shaw and wife Joyce of Sparta, Ray Shaw and wife Wanda of Sparta, Alvin Shaw and wife Lucy of Camden, SC, Brian Shaw and wife Sherry of Sparta, Lynn Shaw of Woodlawn, VA, Dennis Shaw and wife Dana of Jonesville; one sister, Carolyn Andrews and husband Stan of Sparta; 15 nieces and nephews; 20 great-nieces and nephews; one great-great-niece also survive.

The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to celebrate the life of Margaret at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 19, 2018 in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Reverend Brad Wooten and Reverend Everette Shaw officiating. Interment will follow in Crab Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends starting at 12:30 p.m. until time of the service at the funeral home and other times at Margaret’s residence on Thursday afternoon from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Crab Creek Cemetery Fund, c/o Jack Handy, 1602 Crab Creek Road, Ennice, NC 28623, or to Mountain Valley Hospice of Elkin, 688 North Bridge Street, Elkin, NC 28621. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Mountain Valley Hospice of Elkin. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Absher family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at

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