May 19, 1950 - May 28, 2012
Karla Kay Shaw, Milton-Freewater, passed away May 28, 2012, at the Milton-Freewater Health and Rehabilitation Center in Milton-Freewater at the age of 62 years. Private interment will be in the Miton-Freewater Cemetery. There will be a gathering for family and friends, Saturday, June 2, from noon-2 p.m. at 524 N. Elizabeth No. 3, Milton-Freewater. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital, Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center (Special Needs), Domestic Violence Services or the charity of the donor's choice through the Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home, 902 S. Main St., Milton-Freewater, OR 97862.
Karla was born May 19, 1950, in Pendleton, the daughter of Ralph and Doris Richards Swearingin.
Survivors include a son, Jeff Shaw of San Diego, Calif.; two sisters, Shelly Didion of Milton-Freewater, Joanna Mathias of Ronan, Mont.; three brothers, Randy Swearingin of Walla Walla, Tim Swearingin of Beaverton, Ore., Scott Swearingin of Austin, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Kristi Hinshaw.