Mrs. Katie Lee Sullivan Shafer, age 74, Johnson City, died Friday, May 18, 2012, at her residence.
A native of Old Butler, TN, she was the daughter of the late Millard and Nellie Leonard Sullivan. Mrs. Shafer was a homemaker.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Shafer; and a brother, Mack Sullivan.
Survivors include a son, Robert P. Shafer and wife, Wendy, Roanoke, VA; three daughters, Stephanie Shafer, Johnson City, Monica Shafer-Mason and husband, Peter, and Veronica Shafer, all of Charlotte, NC; four grandchildren, Libby Shafer, Haley Shafer, Eagan Shafer and Andrew Mason; two sisters, Ruth Markland and husband Mack, and Edythe Smith; and a brother, Hugh Allen Sullivan and wife, Faye.
Graveside service for Mrs. Katie Lee Sullivan Shafer will be conducted at 3:30 P.M. Sunday, May 20, 2012, in Happy Valley Memorial Park with Hugh Sullivan officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.
The family will receive friends at Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services from 1:00-3:00 P.M. Sunday, May 20, 2012, prior to the funeral service.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to the American Cancer Society, â„… Lou Cooter, 415 Washington Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643; or to the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004.
Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.hathawaypercy.com.
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Shafer family. Office: (423) 543-5544.