Mrs. Brenda Joyce Shafer, age 75, of Trion, GA, died Sunday, March 31, 2019, at Floyd Medical Center.
Mrs. Shafer was born February 27, 1944, in Summerville, GA, daughter of the late L.D. Patterson Willingham and Eunice Emily Starkey Willingham. She was Baptist by faith, and prior to her retirement, was employed with Peterson’s Farms. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Blane Shafer; a brother, Donny Willingham; sisters, Shelia Willingham and Doris Willingham
Mrs. Shafer is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Stanley and Tammy Shafer, Chris Shafer; daughters and sons-in-law, Cecil and Darlene Henson, Ray and Annette Jones; brother and sister-in-law, Dale and Debbie Willingham; sisters and brother-in-law, Rebecca Thomas, Juanita and Terry Smith; sister-in-law, Debbie Willingham; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Shafer will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 5, 2019, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Malcolm Harris officiating. Interment will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Cody Slayton, Chad Barnes, Randy Jones, Cecil Henson, Ray Jones, and Jamie Smith.
Mrs. Shafer will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Thursday.