HARRIET M. SHAW MITCHELL Harriet M. Shaw Mitchell was 95 years old when she passed peacefully at home on 1/27/2021. Harriet was born in Buffalo, New York on March 25, 1925. She then moved to New Mexico where she lived until relocating to Nevada in 1975 to open a Cash Register Business with husband George and son William. She has lived in Pahrump since 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband, George Mitchell; son, Sonny Shaw; and brother, William Harding. She is survived by her daughter, Cindy (Don) Pierson; son, William (Annette) Shaw; daughter, Diane (Jeff) Brown; twin sons, Ronald and Donald Shaw; nieces, Annie Harding of Texas, Denise Harding of Louisiana and Cindy (Michael) George Camellerie of New York; nephews, Pat (Grace) Harding of Wisconsin and Dan (Donna) Capalbo of New York; many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Harriet loved music & dancing and often danced at the top of the Mint in Las Vegas. She loved playing bingo & slots. She was an avid Square Dancer and attended Square Dance Conventions in San Antonio and Las Vegas. She made many friends through Square Dancing and Water Aerobics. She also loved to read. Harriet was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She will be greatly missed. The family would also like to give many thanks to all the caregivers that have provided compassionate, loving care to Harriet in these last seven years of her life. Their contributions to our family have been priceless and we love each one of you. Services will be held on Feb. 24, 2021 at noon at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, NV 89005. The family is asking in lieu of flowers that donations be made to St. Jude Cancer Research at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Please include a note that your donation is in honor of Harriet Mitchell, 4840 Maple Rd. Pahrump, NV 89048.
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Published by Pahrump Valley Times on Feb. 10, 2021.