Eddie Rae Shafer was born December 24, 1943 in Watonga, OK to Ed Southerland and Nancy Taylor. Eddie Rae, age 75, of Grady, New Mexico passed away peacefully on March 22, 2019 with her loving family by her side.
Funeral services will be held at the Grady Baptist Church on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 10:00 am with Pastor Greg Martin officiating. Burial will follow at the San Jon Cemetery.
Eddie Rae was a devoted housewife, mother and grandmother, loved spending time with her kids and grandkids. She was a member of Grady Baptist Church and enjoyed going to senior dances.
Eddie Rae was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Nancy; 8 brothers and 3 sisters.
Eddie Rae’s memory will be cherished by her husband, Wesley Jr. Shafer of Grady; her daughter, Vicky Haggerton of Carlsbad; and Tresa (Stuart) Pond of Grady. Eddie was blessed with 3 grandchildren Taris Smith (Taylor), Alora Shaetter (Danny) Dustin Mudgett (Chelsie Dugan) and 5 great-grandchildren Jaya, Baron Smith, Hayden, Jaxton, Kinsley Shetter.
Serving as pallbearers will be Sam Starkey, Jimmy Collins, Shane Collins, Bucky Stone, Kyson Stone and Dusty Stone. Honorary pallbearers are Dustin Mudgett (Chelsie Dugan); Taylor, Taris, Jaya, Baron Smith, Danny, Alora, Hayden, Jaxton, Kinsley Shetter.
My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Always enjoyed visiting and talking about the kids. Sending big hugs for each of you
Edith Ann Walling-BradleyClovis, NM
I always will remember her gracious spirit, her loving way and that infectious laugh that she always had. Such a warm and loving woman. I will miss her dearly.
Janie StarkeyDumas, TX