Ann Elizabeth Shaffer, age 96, of St. Paris, OH passed away at 4:47 a.m. on October 17, 2021 in Springfield Regional Hospital, Springfield, OH. Born on October 8, 1925 in Fletcher, OH, Ann was a daughter of the late Harry and Catherine (Russell) Miller.
Ann is survived by five grandchildren: Roxanna (Tim) Maloney of St. Paris, OH, Richard (Julie) Brewer of Troy, OH, Jay (Angie) Butts of Eaton, OH, Kim Butts of Rosewood, OH and Chris Butts of Columbus, OH. She was a loving grandmother to six great grandchildren: Brandon (Jenni) Park of Troy, OH, Jayme (Stephanie) Park of Reynoldsburg, OH, Jade Maloney (Josiah) of DeGraff, OH, Aaron Brewer (Brandon) of Bucyrus, OH, Ryan Brewer (Crystal) of Virginia and Addison and Max Butts of Eaton. She was a proud great great grandmother of five.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Jack Garnard Draper, daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Max Butts, four sisters and one brother.
Ann enjoyed spending time with her family, shopping and going out to eat.
The family extends a special thank you to Peg Butts for being Ann’s partner in crime during the last three years, and to John and Carol Brewer for considering Ann as family.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. in the Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, St. Paris, OH with Pastor Barry McNeely of the Calvary Baptist Church presiding. Burial will follow in Upper Honey Creek Cemetery, S. Elm Tree Rd, St. Paris, OH. There will be two hours of visitation in the funeral home on Thursday prior to the service beginning at 11:30 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to His Hands Extended Sanctuary, 1560 Dialton Road, St. Paris, OH 43072. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.
His Hands Extended Sanctuary
1560 Dialton Road, St. Paris OH 43072