Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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January 26, 2013

Doris Elaine Shaffer

BLUEFIELD — Doris Elaine Shaffer, age 83, of 260 Warden Avenue, Bluefield, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at her home.

Born on July 12, 1929 in Fairmont, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Hattie Hicks Thompson. She had been a resident of Bluewell since 1954 and was a member of the Bluewell United Methodist Church. She was retired from Mercer County Schools as a special education aide. She was president of the Wednesday Morning Bowling League, the Red Hat Society, the Shriner's Ladies Auxiliary, the Bluewell Women's Club, and the OES. She loved to dance and was and avid WVU Mountaineer fan.

Those left to cherish her memory include husband of 63 years, Ted R. Shaffer of the home; son, David Shaffer of the home; daughter, Catherine Shaffer Clodfelter and special friend Jim Turner of Greensboro, N.C.; two grandchildren, Beth Sapp and husband Chad of Kernersville, N.C., and Allen Cole and wife Amanda of Hopatcong, N.J.; three great-grandchildren, Keaton, Ella Grace and Hutchins Sapp; brother, Noland Thompson and wife Ginny of Fairmont; and special caregiver, Aggie May of Bluewell.

Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with the Rev. Stephen Rector officiating. Entombment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Princeton with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Friends may call on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, c/o Bluefield Shrine Center, ATTN: Rob Catron, PO Box 1598, Princeton, WV 24740.

Online condolences will be accepted at www.cravens-shires.com

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.

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