CHARLESTON -- Hattie E. Warren Shoffner, 85, died at 11:19 p.m. Dec. 22, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Dec. 14, 1923, in Myrtle, Miss., to the late Theodore and Annie Warren, in November 1941 she moved to Mississippi County where she and her husband farmed in the Bridges community for several years. She worked at the Brown Shoe Company in Charleston, retiring in 1956. A member of the New Bethel Baptist Church, she was active in the WMU, Vacation Bible School, had taught Sunday School for junior boys and girls, and currently was teaching the adult women's class. She was a member of the Eastern Star.
On Sept. 10, 1938 she married Jeff T. Shoffner who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Johney and Wanda Shoffner of rural Charleston; two sisters, Annie Martin and Ollie Martin of Red Banks, Miss.; one brother, Thomas Warren of Okolona, Miss.; two grandsons, Rodney Shoffner of Munford, Tenn., and Terry Shoffner of rural Charleston; and four great-grandchildren.
Five sisters preceded her in death.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. Friday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston until time of services at 1 p.m. The Rev. Ted Wimberley, pastor of the New Bethel Baptist Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Lee Pattengill Jr., Bill Pattengill, Boyd Pattengill, Joe Pattengill, Rodney Shoffner and Terry Shoffner.