2013-04-10 / Obituaries


Martha Coleman deShazo, 88, of Tuscaloosa died April 14, 2013 at Hospice of West Alabama.

She was born Oct. 26, 1924 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Coleman of Grove Hill. She was a graduate of Judson College. The wife of Dr. William F. deShazo III, Mrs. DeShazo had four sons.

Survivors include three sons, David Coleman deShazo, Tuscaloosa, John Godbold deShazo, Prattville, Dr. William F. deShazo IV, Tuscaloosa; grandchildren, John David Stewart, Richard Britton  (Brynna) deShazo, Carter Lee deShazo, Kathryn Elizabeth (Brad) Pearson, Elizabeth Berne (Michael) Brown, Karey Anne deShazo, Lauren Lee (Chris) Godsey, Daniel Carr deShazo, Stephen Coleman deShazo, William F. deShazo V; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Ann deShazo and Zosia Mei deShazo.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. William deShazo and a son, Stephen Lee deShazo.

A memorial service will be Wednesday, April 17 at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Tuscaloosa with Dr. Ken Dunivant to officiate. Burial will be in the Tuscaloosa Memorial Park. Tuscaloosa Memorial Chapel Funeral Home will direct.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Hospice of West Alabama and/or the First United Methodist Church of Tuscaloosa.

Condolences may be sent to http://www.tuscaloosamemorial.com/.

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