Julia Mildred (Shaw) Nash

  • Born: August 22, 1923
  • Died: June 22, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Lakeside Park

1140 Lake Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family


Julia Mildred (Shaw) Nash, 95, of Fort Wayne, IN passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Parkview Randallia. Mrs. Nash was born on August 22, 1923 in Elbert County, Georgia to John William and Essie Mildred (Mann) Shaw. On April 26, 1940, she married Charlie Nash in Georgia. Julia worked as a press operator for Coverall Rental for 40 years before retiring She enjoyed gardening, tending to her flowers, and lawn care. Julia was very active and played with the neighborhood children and taught them several dances she had learned as a little girl during the depression. She loved spending quality time with her family, grandchildren, and loved ones. Survivors include her children, Ruth (Spencer) Reese of Auburn, IN and Wayne (Patricia) Nash of Fort Wayne, IN, 6 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, and a brother, Robert Louis (Annie) Shaw of Bowman, GA. She was preceded in death by her spouse, parents, 9 siblings, and 2 twin grandchildren, Greg and Craig Nash. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home Lakeside Park, 1140 Lake Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Funeral service will be held on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 10am at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home Lakeside Park. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.domccombandsons.com.