LaVonne Violet Shaw

September 10, 1938June 24, 2018

LaVonne Violet Evins Shaw, 79, of New Plymouth, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018. LaVonne was born in Helena, Montana to Zeb and Vi Evins on September 10, 1938. She went to high school in Vale, Oregon and loved attending her class reunions. She was well known throughout the valley for her cakes by LaVonne. She took pride in her special designs as per request. LaVonne was a lover of simple things and she saw God’s beauty in everything. She enjoyed being outdoors and with her family. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, stain glass, painting, embroidery, and quilting to name a few. She made it a priority that all grandkids and great grandkids had a special item made by GG. LaVonne received several awards for her cakes, quilting and embroidery. LaVonne is survived by her children and grandchildren, Debbie (Neal) Durham from Ontario, Oregon, and Niki and Casey; Donita (Stan) Flowers from Fruitland, Idaho, and Katia, Tyrel, Keisha and Keoni; Leana (Scott) Lively from Nampa, Idaho, and Jake and Zack; and Keith (Kim) Shaw from Everett, Washington, and Justin and Sara. She has numerous great grandchildren who where her pride and joy. She is also survived by her sister JoAnn (Ellis) Boyd of Phoenix, Arizona. She is preceded in death by her two brothers, Glen and Billy Evins, and her parents, Zeb and Vi Evins. Funeral services will be held at Park Community Church, 201 Holly Road, Ontario, Oregon, at 7 p.m. Saturday June 30th. LaVonne will be interred at Rosedale Memorial Gardens, Payette. Condolences may be made to LaVonne’s family at Special thanks to Justine for her special love and care.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 30, 2018

LaVonne Violet Shaw

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Keisha Flowers

July 1, 2018

There is so so much more I wanted to share at my grandmas memorial service.. like I said, it was the hardest thing to write because there is just too much to say.

I believe that part of our reason from god for moving back from Tennessee when we did, was so Cash (my son) and I could spend her last few months with her. So that I could care for her in such a way to give back some of the love she gave us. Nothing I did could ever compare to 29 years of love, lessons, joy, and care you gave me. I wish so bad that I would have told you just how much you truly meant to me and Cash. I always thought I had more time. The last time I saw you, being in healthcare and knowledgeable of these circumstances, I recognized how much denial I was in that night. I just couldn’t accept it. You were ready to go, but I wasn’t ready to let you.

It was the most beautiful memorial and you would have been so happy to see all of the lives you touched; it was a full house! Not a seat left. I’m so happy that all except one grandchild was able to make it here for her. She would have been so so happy to see all of us together.

I love you so so much grandma. I could never forget you if I tried. Rest in Heaven until we meet again.

Paul/Mickey Shaw

June 30, 2018

We will miss LaVonne, she was always so kind and close to those she loved. She leaves great memories for so many people, her generosity was above and beyond making so many beautiful things for everyone. Her talent was spread all over her family and friends that she loved dearly. Heaven Bound!