Marian Edith Shaffer, 86, of Hendersonville passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at her home.
A native of Miami, FL., She was a daughter of the late Edgar Noble and Ruberta Childs Thomas. She had lived in Henderson County since 1983 and attended Hendersonville First Baptist Church. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who was cherished by all.
She is survived by her loving husband of sixty four years, Richard David Shaffer whom she married in 1946 in Miami, FL; three sons, Stephen David Shaffer and his wife Laura of Waynesville, Daniel Lee Shaffer of Tallahassee, FL, David Paul Shaffer and his wife Megan of Hendersonville; one daughter, Suzanne Lynette Shaffer Catone of Davie, FL; ten loving grandchildren; twenty loving great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be at 3:00 pm Saturday in the chapel at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Reverend Steve Teal will officiate. Burial will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 pm at the funeral home.
Memorials can be sent to Mountain Top Chrysalis PO Box 1096 Bryson City, NC 28713.