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Katie Shafer, JOHNSON CITY

Published May 18th, 2012 10:55 pm

Mrs. Katie Lee Sullivan Shafer, age 74, Johnson City, died Friday, May 18, 2012, at her residence.
A native of Old Butler, TN, she was the daughter of the late Millard and Nellie Leonard Sullivan. Mrs. Shafer was a homemaker.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Shafer; and a brother, Mack Sullivan.
Survivors include a son, Robert P. Shafer and wife, Wendy, Roanoke, VA; three daughters, Stephanie Shafer, Johnson City, Monica Shafer-Mason and husband, Peter, and Veronica Shafer, all of Charlotte, NC; four grandchildren, Libby Shafer, Haley Shafer, Eagan Shafer and Andrew Mason; two sisters, Ruth Markland and husband Mack, and Edythe Smith; and a brother, Hugh Allen Sullivan and wife, Faye.
Graveside service for Mrs. Katie Lee Sullivan Shafer will be conducted at 3:30 P.M. Sunday, May 20, 2012, in Happy Valley Memorial Park with Hugh Sullivan officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.
The family will receive friends at Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services from 1:00-3:00 P.M. Sunday, May 20, 2012, prior to the funeral service.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to the American Cancer Society, ℅ Lou Cooter, 415 Washington Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643; or to the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004.
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Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Shafer family. Office: (423) 543-5544.