MONTICELLO — John Thomas “J.T.” Shaw, age 85 of Monticello passed away Monday, Aug 26, 2013 at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born Nov 18, 1927 in Vandervoort, Ark., to Andy O. Sr. and Morgan Price Shaw He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 58 years, Wilmott Hancock Shaw and his brothers Vaughn, Paul, Andy, and Dwight Shaw.
J.T. was a retired car dealer and a long time member of the Church of Christ. After retiring, he and his wife enjoyed many years of travel to visit family and friends and fishing in the area lakes.
He is survived by his daughters, Judy Mason and husband, Mark of Auburn, Wash., and Johnna Courtney and husband, Michael of Hot Springs. He is also survived by his granddaughters, Kirsten Courtney of Fayetteville and Ellen and Bailey Courtney of Hot Springs and a brother, Clyde Shaw of Monticello.
Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug 31, 2013 at the Monticello Church of Christ. Burial will follow at the Enon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday Aug 30, 2013 at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.