March 14, 1925 - May 11, 2022
Doris Evelyn Oldham Shaffer, age 97, of Evansville, IN., previously lived in Henderson, KY, passed away peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on May 11, 2022. Born on March 14,1925 in Webster County, KY to Iley and Vernie Wilson. Doris’ greatest joy in life was serving the Lord. She shared a great love for her family, church, and friends. I have heard her often say, “ What a day that will be,” (speaking of seeing Jesus) We can only imagine the great joy she is sharing in her heavenly home. She is survived by her children Sharon Parry (Edmund), William Oldham (Mary), Paula Davenport (John, deceased) and Larry Oldham (Susan), one brother Leo Wilson (Charteain). Blessed with 34 grandchildren, along with bonus family through her late husband Richard Shaffer (deceased 2012) Lorelei Smerdel (Leland, deceased), Timothy and Tyler Shaffer and grandchildren. Deceased children Curtis, Calvin, Sondra Oldham and Brenda Oldham Rooney (Tom, deceased), deceased sister, Lucille Wilson Cummings, and our father William T. Oldham (deceased 1971). Relatives and friends are invited to Doris’ Life Celebration from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2022 at Benton-Glunt & Tapp Funeral Home in Henderson, KY and again on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the service time at United Church of the Nazarene in Henderson, KY, located at 1015 Sand Lane. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday at the church with Reverend Keith Griffin and Arnie Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Smith Mills Cemetery in Smith Mills, KY. Expressions of sympathy may take form of contribution to the United Church of the Nazarene, 1015 Sand Lane, Henderson, KY, 42420. The family would like to thank Heart to Heart Hospice and Together Home Care in expressing their appreciation for the excellent care they provided to Doris. They would also wish to thank Benton-Glunt and Tapp Funeral Home for their care and attentiveness during this time. Arrangements entrusted to Benton-Glunt & Tapp Funeral Home, A Life Celebration® Home, online condolences may be made at www.bentongluntandtappfuneralhome.com.
Doris Evelyn Oldham Shaffer, age 97, of Evansville, IN., previously lived in Henderson, KY, passed away peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on May 11, 2022. Born on March 14,1925 in Webster County, KY to Iley and Vernie Wilson. Doris’... View Obituary & Service Information
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