Madelyn Ruth Shaffer Obituary

  • Madelyn Ruth Shaffer
    In Loving Memory of

    Madelyn Ruth Shaffer

    Birth Date: Jul 24th, 1934 Death Date: Jan 15th, 2016
    Madelyn Ruth Shaffer â€" age 81 of Liberty passed away Friday January 15, 2016 in Webster, Texas. Madelyn was born in Conroe, Texas July 24, 1934 the daughter of the late Harold S. Shaffer and Hazel McAvoy Shaffer.She was a devoted member of her church and last attended Heights Baptist Church. She loved to attend the movies and go out to eat. After Madelyn graduated from High School, she moved to Houston to attain her Cosmetology license, she went on to work in cosmetology before leaving to work as a Legal Secretary. She then pursued her passion to study nursing, after completing her studies she returned to cosmetology and opened a cosmetic store Merle Norman Cosmetics on Main St. in Liberty. After a year of the cosmetic business, she returned to secretarial work. Then, in 1972, moved to Houston and returned to nursing at a Houston based nursing home. She was preceded in death by her parents as well as her son David Shapiro, a brother Keith Shaffer, and her former husband Jack Edward Turner. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughter, MarilynTurner-Baird and her husband, Jeffrey of Austin. In addition, she leaves her two grandsons, James Bryce Teel of Atlanta, Ga and Alexander Baird of Plano, Texas. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Visitation for Madelyn will be held Friday January 22, 2016 from 5-8PM at Allison Funeral Service, 1101 N. Travis Liberty, Texas. A memorial service will be celebrated at 2PM Saturday January 23, 2016 at the funeral home. Condolences and memories can be shared online at

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