Betty Lou (Evans) Shaver, 83, of Route 1, Grafton, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Grafton City Hospital.
She was born March 22, 1929, in Taylor County, a daughter of the late Vance L. Evans, and Minnie (Bragg) Evans Colebank. Her husband Ralph Junior Shaver, preceded her in death October 29, 1995.
Mrs. Shaver was a homemaker, and a loving and caring mother of nine children. She worked as waitress at various restaurants, worked at Hazel Atlas, and the former Grafton Manufacturing (Shirt Factory). She was a member of the Grafton Baptist Church, and the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Surviving are: three sons, Paul R. Shaver, Worthington, Ralph E. Shaver and wife Michelle, of Eldersburg, MD, and Timothy L. Shaver, of Grafton; two daughters, Mary Morgan and husband Travis, of Atlanta, IL, and Cheryl Shaver McLaughlin, of Clearwater, FL; eight grandchildren, Uriah Shaver and wife Kyla, Corey Shaver, Devin Shaver, Thomas Shaver, Beverly Turpin and husband Todd, Tracey Morgan, Crystal Morgan, Michael Shaver and wife Savannah; eight great-grandchildren, Alysia, Corey, Kayla, Maranda, Ebony, Tori, Jade, and Aniya; two great great-grandchildren, J.J., and Alicia.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by: four sons, James P. Shaver, Michael L. Shaver, Charles W. Shaver, Robert A. Shaver; and one brother Harley V. Evans.
Friends called at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave., Grafton, on Tuesday from 3 p.m.-8 p.m.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 16, 20123, at the funeral home, with Pastor Don Harward officiating. Interment will follow at Woodsdale Memorial Park.
Online condolences and sympathy gifts, can be sent to the Shaver family at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com.