Claudia Irene Shafer

06/02/1949 - 05/23/2021

Obituary For Claudia Irene Shafer

Claudia Irene Shafer, 71, passed away comfortably at home on May 23rd, 2021 surrounded by loving family. Born on June 2nd, 1949 to the late George & Mattie Carter both of Greensboro, NC. She was predeceased by 1 brother (Grady), 5 sisters (Bobbie, Georgie, Ivry, Dean and Betty), and her grand-son Austin Evans.
She is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, John Shafer, sister Becky Michaux, daughters Cindy Evans, Candi Atkins (Jeff), Emily Sessoms (Brian), grand-children Josh Atkins (Casey), Dalton Evans; and great grandchildren Hunter & Levi Atkins.
Claudia was a devoted wife & loving mother. She was an interesting woman of many tastes. She enjoyed gambling, Michael Jordan, Judge Judy & Wrestling.
A celebration of her life will be held on June 13th, 2021 at 8132 Cavern Court Norfolk, VA 23518 at 2:00pm.

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The sparkle in my Aunt Claudia's eyes will be with me forever. She was a beautiful woman inside and out. My deepest condolences for your loss. Love and comfort to all of you
- Sherri VanDuser
Claudia I am so saddened to know you are no longer amongst us, but you will always remain in our hearts and memories. I'm thankful for the good memories we made in our teenage years and miss that beautiful smile of yours. So glad you are at peace and no longer in pain. GO REST HIGH ON THAT MOUNTAIN my dear sweet friend. The world has lost a kind and precious soul today. 😓🌹
- Jill Prevette
I could never forget the fun and laughter we had as silly teenagers. You were so much fun Thanks for the beautiful memories. Rest in peace my precious old friend.
- Peggy Newman Pickard
I Love you Clyde
- John Shafer
My family and I are heartbroken for your loss. Claudia was truly an amazing friend and I will cherish all the years of memories with her always... - Joan Bivens
- Joan Bivens
Mrs Claudia, You were a dear friend to my Mawmaw and in some ways an extension of her for me! You were a wonderful person to be around and I know for sure my Pawpaw will miss you! Even though it's been awhile, I know Bonko and Canasta won't be the same! Love and miss you! - Shelby Carson (Granddaughter of Kitten and Harry)
- Shelby Carson
- Patricia Hardy
I miss you so so much!! You were always there when I needed you the most. I will cherish all the memories so close. I'm glad you are not in any pain anymore. I love you momma very very much!! 💞 - Candi Atkins
- Candi Atkins
Sorry for your loss Emily, Brian and the rest of your family. It is very hard to lose a parent and my heart goes out to you. Positive thoughts of peace and healing for you.
- Trish Doherty
Our thoughts and prayers are with you All during this difficult time. We have a lot of fond memories of Claudia 🙂 Sending you Peace and Love... Shelley Lamm & Gerald Shupe
- Shelley Lamm
I love you Mom oh so much! I am grateful that you are no longer suffering. Thank you so much for everything, I would certainly not be the woman I am today without your guidance. I will miss talking to you everyday but our memories will never be forgotten.
- Emily Sessoms

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