10/03/10 — GLADYS CANNON SHAFER

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GLADYS CANNON SHAFER

Seymour Funeral Home - www.seymourfuneralhome.com

May 22, 1928-Oct. 1, 2010

Gladys Cannon Shafer, 82, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Shafer retired after 30 years of service in the grocery business in addition to raising five children.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, and her beloved husband of 60 years, George.

She is survived by one brother, Bryon and three sisters, Elsie, Eilene and Carol; one daughter and her husband, Carol and James Williams; four sons and their wives, Gary and Brenda Shafer, Michael and Joan Shafer, James and Mary Shafer and Wayne and Evelyn Shafer; 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren on the way.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Good Shepard Lutheran Church, with Pastor Bill Orbelt officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and also from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home and at other times at the residence, 107 Meadow Road, Goldsboro.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Shafer family and online condolences may be directed to the family at www.shumate-faulk.com.

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Published in Obituaries on October 3, 2010 10:11 AM