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Elaine (Haney) Shaffer
April 9, 1936 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Elaine Haney Shaffer, age 87, of Erwin, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus on Thursday, February 08, 2024. She was a native of Erwin and daughter of the late Dempsey Haney and Betsy Engle Haney. Elaine lived in Johnson City for more than fifteen years before returning to Erwin.
She retired from Texas Instruments after ten years of service. Elaine was a member of Pentecostal Holiness Church in Erwin. After she moved to Johnson City, Elaine attended Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church for several years. Elaine was a great woman of faith and prayer. She loved reading the Holy Bible which she read in its entirety ten times.
In addition to her parents, Elaine was preceded in death by one brother, Jack Hearne and one sister, Betty Jo Kirby.
Elaine leaves behind to cherish her memory, two daughters: Linda Ann Grindstaff and Gail Bishop (friend, Eddie Eidson, Jr.), all of Greeneville; her sister and caregiver, Mary Shook, of Erwin; twelve grandchildren; four great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 10, 2024, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Elaine’s funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Craig Shelton officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Shaffer family at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin is privileged to serve the Shaffer family. (423) 743-1380.