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Sunday, 07 April 2013 18:07

Ovela Shaw Poland, 83, of Glasgow, KY formally of Monroe County, passed

away Friday, April 5th, at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, KY.


Ovela was born in Hestand, KY , a daughter of the late

Jesse and Vernie (Spears) Shaw.


On April 26, 1947, at Barren County Courthouse she married Paul  Poland,

who passed away

April 19, 2006.


She worked as a seamstress at Red Kap for 10 years.


Ovela is  survived by two sons; Jack Wayne and his wife, Bonnie Poland, of

Dayton, OH; Jerry and his wife, Lisa Poland, of Glasgow, KY; also surviving

are 6 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and 1 great great

grandchildren; Amy Houchens, Brad Poland, Melanie Mann, Dustin Morrison,

Ryan Adams, Christopher Adams, Elexis Houchens, Rilan Poland Mann, Riker

Mann, Rinnik Mann and Paityn Skaggs.


Ovela is also survived by a sister, Alice Lambert, of Flora, IN.


She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Poland, parents; Jesse and

Vernie Shaw, a son; James Poland, 4 brothers; Leonard Shaw, Charles Shaw,

Johnny Shaw and Billy Shaw, and by 3 sisters; Mazolla Shaw, Leona Ford, and

Lillie Phillips.


Funeral services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1:00 P.M. on

Tuesday, April 9th, with Keith Spear officiating.


Visitation is Monday, April 8 from 4-8 P.M. and Tuesday 6:00A.M.- 1:00

P.M.  at Yokley Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.


Burial is in the White Cemetery.




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