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Loyd Shaffer

Thursday, November 7, 2002

CARUTHERSVILLE - Loyd Wayne Shaffer Sr., 55, died Nov. 6, 2002, at his home.

Born Feb. 3, 1947, in Vanduser, he was the son of the late Claude Dallas and Tressie Mae Petty Shaffer. He attended Oran schools and received a bachelor of science degree from Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau. Shaffer was a teacher for 26 years, of which 22 years was served with the Caruthersville schools. A member of Temple Baptist Church, he served on the Visiting Nurse Association Advisory Board and was a member of the Missouri State Teachers Association.

On June 26, 1970, in Perkins, he married Pamela Dawn Lacy who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Loyd Wayne and Sabra Shaffer Jr. of Panama City Beach, Fla.; one daughter and son-in-law, Heather Marie and Bobby Eledge of Madison, Ala.; and one brother, Dallas Shaffer of Morley.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at H.S. Smith Funeral Home in Caruthersville.

Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday at Temple Baptist Church with Dr. James Adams officiating.

Burial will follow in the Maple Cemetery in Caruthersville.