Graveside services for Sonya Lee (Burch) Shaw, 39, of Collinsville, OK, were held Thursday, October 11, 2021, at Ridgelawn Cemetery in Collinsville, OK. Amanda Burch officiated. Casket bearers were Jesse Shaw, Christopher Wiley, Isaac Shaw, and Cody Burch.
Sonya, affectionately known as “Flea” or “Sonie”, was born February 12, 1982, in Collinsville, OK, to Terry Eugene and Kimberly Jo (Dane) Burch. She passed away October 8, 2021, in Tulsa, OK.
Sonya attended Collinsville Public Schools her whole life graduating in 2001, then attended Claremore Beauty College where she pursued her dream of being a cosmetologist. Sonya married Nick Shaw in 1999 and together they had two boys, Jesse Dane Wayne Shaw and Isaac Joseph Lee Shaw. Sonya was always smiling and happy to see her friends and family. She never had an unkind word to say about anyone and was always willing to help others. She loved spending time with her family, especially her children. Sonya enjoyed oil painting, music, and just hanging around the house. She loved the color purple. Sonya had a goofy sense of humor and was just a little quirky. Sonya loved being a mother and was so proud of her boys and their many accomplishments during their schooling at Collinsville; she was especially proud of them attending college at OSU. Her boys were her greatest accomplishment.
She is survived by her sons, Jesse. Shaw, and Isaac Shaw; parents, Terry and Kimberly Burch; grandmother, Wanda Dane; sister, Jennifer D. Pauley; nieces, Jordan Razo and husband, Tony, and Zoe Aguirre; great nephew and niece, Julian and Jersey Razo; aunt, Vickie Vaughn; uncle, Gary Burch; cousins, Mandy Burch, Cody Burch, Christopher Wiley, and Sheila Barnes; as well as many other second cousins, extended relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Robert Dane, Katherine Maxwell and Billy Burch; aunts, Mona Brantley and Kendra Burch; and partner, Richard Elledge.
Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry.
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