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Published September 19th, 2013 10:21 pm

Mr. Donald E. Shew, age 74, Jonesborough, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at his residence.
Mr. Shew was a native of Washington County and son of the late E.J. & Kathleen Arnold Shew. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jack Shew and David Shew; and one sister, Shirley Hunter.
He was a member of Bowmantown Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Tarlton Shew, Jonesborough; children, Rocky Shew and wife, Natalie, Angela Carder and Tobie Carder Hall and husband, Roy; grandchildren, Cierra Stroupe, Ashley Butler, Kobe Butler, Kristian Butler and Ronnie Hall; brothers and sisters, Bobby Shew, Peggy Keplinger, Lloyd & Pat Shew, Richard & Nancy Shew and Doris Gabbert; special nephew, Steve Carter; and several nephews and nieces.
Memorial services will be conducted 12:30 p.m. Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Bowmantown Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Crossnoe and Mr. Mike Faye officiating.
The family will receive friends from 11:00-12:30 p.m. Saturday prior to the service.
Honorary pallbearers will be many special friends, golfing buddies, co-workers.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home to defray funeral expenses.
Condolences may be sent to the Shew family online at
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821