Thursday, February 2, 2006

George Shaffer, 66, of Monett, passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, at Cox-Monett Hospital.

He was born Sept. 6, 1939, in Aurora, to the late Sam and Lucy Loyd Shaffer. He married Dollie Smith on Sept. 3, 1962, in Miami, Okla., and she survives. He was retired from Well Aluminum, where he had worked as a saw operator. He attended Faith Church in Monett.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Additional survivors include: six sisters, Dorothy Williams, Effie Rice, Lucy Waltrip, Zelba Loyd, and Mary Waltrip, all of Monett, and Lucenda Eden, of Purdy.

Graveside services were today (Wednesday) at Monett IOOF Cemetery, with Rev. Arnold Ray Evan officiating.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.