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Obituary Genevieve “Jonnie” Shawn

Genevieve “Jonnie” Shawn 12-20-1938 ~ 11-9-2015 Genevieve “Jonnie” Shawn was born December 20, 1938.  A lifelong resident of New Mexico, she went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, November 9, 2015 at the age of 76, after a long illness. Jonnie was preceded in death by her parents Albert B. and Famie Richardson; husband Billy Shawn; and by her son, Scott Shawn. She is survived by her son, Doug, his wife LaVonne; grandson Justin and wife, Tarah; great-grandchildren Alex and Jay; grandaughter Jessica; granddaughter Ashley; sisters Betty (Ted “Curly”) Sandoval, Doris (Frank) Niner, and Faye Avila; brother, Bill (Sharon) Richardson; and sister-in-law, Jeannie Richardson; as well as many other nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends who loved her and will greatly miss her. Services will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to “UpB4theSon” ministry, which donates beds to those in need. Donations can be made on line at or by mail at 2016 Central SW #7311, Albuquerque, NM 87194.   Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St., NW, Albuquerque, NM 505-343-8008.