Gerry “Jerrie” Ilene Shaver, 70 of Grafton passed away August 25, 2017 at her home after a long battle with ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Her loving family was by her side.
She was born in Grafton, November 12, 1946, daughter of the late Gerald Lee Loar and Mildred L. Brown Loar Kirby. Jerrie is survived by her loving husband Robert Curtis Shaver, they were united in marriage July 30, 1966 and recently celebrated their fifty first wedding anniversary.
She was a member of Janes Memorial United Methodist Church, where she was active with the United Methodist Women. She was passionate about working in the church and various community outreach services. Jerrie graduated from G.H.S. Class of 1964, and Fairmont State College Class of 1986 with a degree in social work. Her greatest joy and love was being with her children and grandchildren.
Jerrie is survived by three children, Kathryn Mahoney and husband Derek, of Elkins, Michael Ira Curtis Shaver and wife Robin, and David Eugene Shaver and wife April both of Grafton; seven grandchildren, Lauren Grace Mahoney, Casey Alysse Mahoney, Sabrina Lee Grace Shaver, Curtis Michael Shaver, Olivia Marie Shaver, Madeline Mae Shaver, Caleb Michael Shaver; one great grandson, Bradley Ira Larue; one sister, Janie Lee Hunt and friend Christopher Bennett, of Philippi; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at the West Virginia National Cemetery with Dr. Michael Richards officiating.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held September 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Janes Memorial United Methodist Church, US Rt. 250 Grafton, WV. Bartlett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shaver family. Online condolences can be sent at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com