Judy Lynn Shafer, 72, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Ennis. She was born in Longview, Texas on February 16, 1947 to Jack Bean and Teresa Kappel Bean.
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Judy attended Kilgore High School, and graduated from Leverett’s Chapel and continued on to receive a teaching degree in English Literature from UT Tyler. Judy worked as an English Teacher for Mildred Independent School District for 23 years. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family.
Judy was married to Richard Shafer on January 2, 1971, in Kilgore, Texas. They were happily married for 48 years.
Judy is preceded in death by parents, Jack and Teresa Bean; siblings, Chuck Bean and Karolyn Harrell.
Judy is survived by her husband, Richard Shafer; daughters, Stephanie McGrew, Allison Shafer, Danielle Denbow and husband Jimi; grandchildren, Kelsey Lee, Mallory Lee, Samantha McGrew and J.T. McGrew; great grandchild, Ezra Howard; sister, Debora Habenicht; brothers and sisters-in-law, Johnny and Gail Shafer, Cris and Trina Shafer, Aladdin and Susan Shafer, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
The Family of Judy Shafer wishes to thank Bristol Hospice and Legend Oaks of Ennis for their, compassion, comfort, support and care throughout the last part of her Journey. A Special Thank you to Crystal Underwood for all her guidance, support and steadfast friendship during this time as well. Words are not enough.
A Memorial service will be held at 10 A.M. on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kevin Diggs officiating.
An online guestbook is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com and selecting the Judy Lynn Shafer obituary.