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Flossie Shoffner

Sunday, September 29, 2002

POPLAR BLUFF - Flossie Mae Shoffner, 78, formerly of New Madrid, died Sept. 24, 2002, in Poplar Bluff.

Born Dec. 26, 1923, in Ridgely, Tenn., daughter of the late George and Victoria Palmer Ivory, she lived in Missouri for more than 60 years and was of the Baptist belief.

Her husband, Benny Shoffner, preceded her in death.

Survivors include: three sons, Willie Shoffner of Poplar Bluff and Charles Shoffner and Maroney Shoffner of Sikeston; two daughters, Jearline Jackson of Poplar Bluff and Mary Shoffner of Williamsville; one brother, Neal Ivory of Detroit, Mich.; and 15 grandchildren and several great- and great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by seven children; and two sisters, Louella Henderson and Luzine Avory.

Services were conducted Saturday at Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston with the Rev. Germaine Carter, officiating.

Burial followed in Sunset of Memories Cemetery at Sikeston.

Williams-Farr and Purnell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.