McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Thursday, August 31, 2023

Iva Branham Shaw


Iva D. (Branham) Shaw, 93, of Franklin, IN passed away Sunday, August 27, 2023 at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis, IN.

She was born February 21, 1930 in Barren County, Kentucky to Thomas Evan Branham and

Molly (Vibbert) Branham. She married Otha Ellis Shaw on June 14, 1947 in Glasgow, Kentucky; he preceded her in death on March 4, 1970.

Iva had been a group leader for RCA in Indianapolis, IN for 36 years retiring in 1994.She was a member of Union Christian Church in Franklin, IN.  From 1970 until 1986, she was an avid bowler and was part of several bowling leagues. She enjoyed spending time with her family and get togethers.

Survivors include her two daughters Linda F. Gyles of Franklin, IN and Brenda M. Haler of Franklin, IN, two grandsons Terry Wayne Hayes (Dawn) of Taylorsville, KY and Tony Allen Hayes (Christina) of Shepherdsville, KY, five great-grandchildren Laura Dowdy, Chelsey Barrick, Holly Hayes, Cody Hayes and Emmalee Hayes, five great-great-grandchildren Cole Dowdy, Alexander Dowdy, Adalaid Dowdy, Annabelle Hayes, William Landrum and Ethan Shontz, nieces Joyce Golden, Marilyn Paige, Donna Branham and Debra Coe, a nephew Samuel Muse.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Inell Luttrell, a brother Herbert Branham and five infant siblings.

Pastors Mark B. Parkinson and Allen Whitehurst will conduct a service on Saturday, September 2, 2023 at 2PM at Union Christian Church, 1331 East 300 South in Franklin, IN and where friends may call from 11AM until service time at the church. A service will follow on Sunday, September 3, 2023 at 1PM (Central Time) at McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road in Summer Shade, Kentucky, 42166 where friends may call from 11AM until service time at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service on Sunday at Summer Shade Cemetery in Summer Shade, Kentucky.

Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin, IN and McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade, KY are handling the arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at Information 317-738-0202.

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