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Minnie May Shafer Anderson
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1907
Lake Arthur
Jefferson Davis Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 2003
Texas, USA

Minnie May (Shafer) Anderson, 96, of George West, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003.

Mrs. Anderson was born Feb. 3, 1907, to George and Mary (Allen) Shafer of Lake Arthur, La. She married Harold E. Anderson on Sept. 6, 1941, in George West. She taught elementary school for 40 years and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in George West, where she served as church secretary, treasurer and attendance clerk. Mrs. Anderson was also active in the Pastor's Aid Society, Missionary Society, WSCS, UMW and the Pollyanna Sunday school class. She belonged to the Oakville Chapter of the Eastern Star (No. 521), where she served as a past Worthy Matron. She was also a member of the Live Oak Study Club and a past volunteer for the American Red Cross, the Grace Armantrout Museum, and served as a Blue Angel volunteer for the George West Nursing Center.
She resided in George West since 1927.

Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and two brothers.

Survivors include one daughter, Maribelle A. (Frank) Spellmann of George West; two grandchildren, Eric Ray (Andrea) Spellmann of Amarillo and Kathy Sue (Alan) Hessler of Vallejo, Calif.; and six great-grandchildren, Quinn, Kelsey, Kaden, Kirsten, Chloe and Cross.

Visitation was held Friday, Sept. 19, at the Galloway & Sons Chapel in George West. The funeral was held Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in George West, with the Rev. Mel Hazelwood officiating. Nancy McKinney served as organist and Vicki Riser led the singing. Burial followed in the George West Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Lamon Bennett, August Caron Jr., Chris Caron, Gene Riser, Jim Warren and Harry Wright. Honorary pallbearers were Tige Brown, Harry Linney and Richard May.

Memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 266, George West, TX 78022.

Galloway & Sons, Funeral Directors, Three Rivers

Family links: 
  George O Shafer (1873 - 1944)
  Mary M Allen Shafer (1874 - 1941)
  Harold Edmond Anderson (1898 - 1994)
George West Cemetery
George West
Live Oak County
Texas, USA
Created by: Lloyd Cannon
Record added: Apr 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89105387
Minnie May <i>Shafer</i> Anderson
Added by: Lloyd Cannon
Minnie May <i>Shafer</i> Anderson
Added by: Lloyd Cannon
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