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Mary Bonnel Shafer-Lawhorn

  • Birth 22 Apr 1908 Wagoner, Wagoner County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 26 Dec 1994 Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Wagoner, Wagoner County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Plot Section J, Row 1
  • Memorial ID 44432036

Funeral services for Mary Shafer (Bonnel) Lawhorn, 86, of Wagoner, were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 28, 1994, at the Shipman funeral Home Chapel in Wagoner with the Rev. John Stuckey officiating. Interment followed at Elmwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Lawhorn was born to Charles and Ethel (Freund) Bonnel on April 22, 1908, in Wagoner, where she has been a lifelong resident. She died Monday, December 26, 1994, in Muskogee.
Mrs. Lawhorn was married to Shirley Shafer and he preceded her in death on March 8, 1966. She later married James C. Lawhorn and he preceded her in death in 1979. She worked in the gift shop at Western Hills Guest Ranch and retired after 20 years. She was an excellent seamstress and did all kinds of sewing from designing to alterations.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Wagoner and was a very loving lady; friendship was valuable to her. Besides her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and a sister.
Survivors include a son; Charles Donald Shafer of Wagoner; four sisters, Bertha White, Dorothy McKim and Francis Ingram, all of Grove and Daisy Bryant of Hayward, California; a grandson, Joseph Donald Shafer; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Obituary provided by Charlotte Stevens Schneider

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MARRIED DEC. 5, 1928

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  • Added: 16 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44432036
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Bonnel Shafer-Lawhorn (22 Apr 1908–26 Dec 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44432036, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Wagoner, Wagoner County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Charlotte Schneider (contributor 47024081) .