Funeral services for Francis L. Shaffer were at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 6, 2016 at First Pentecostal Church in Minden with the Rev. Jeff Ramsey and the Rev. Corky Puckett officiating. Interment followed at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in Gibsland. The family received friends from 2 p.m. until service time Sunday at the church.
Francis was born Jan. 31, 1919 in Oak Grove and entered into rest March 4, 2016 in Minden.
He was preceded in death by his wife Helen Shaffer, daughter Janice Greer, son-in-law Doug Hall, and grandson Ken Puckett.
He is survived by his sons Jerry and Charlotte Shaffer, Randy and Cathy Shaffer, and Rodney and Mary Shaffer all of Minden, daughters Winnie Hall and Joyce and the Rev. William C. Puckett of Minden, son-in-law C.W. Greer Jr., 17 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons Denny Shaffer, Todd Greer, Phil Puckett, Shayne Shaffer, Michael Puckett, Jimmy Hall, Tony Hall and Dustin Shaffer.