Anita Joyce Shafer

Anita Joyce Shafer, 77, a resident of Mulberry Manor in Anna for the past two years and a former 24-year resident of the Glenbrook Home in Vienna, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, at 2:30 a.m. at Mulberry Manor.

She was born on May 17, 1939, in Champaign, the daughter of Delbert and Lillian Connerly Shafer.

She is survived by her dear friend and guardian, Melissa Hill and her family, as well as the residents and staff of Mulberry Manor and Glenbrook.

A memorial service honoring the life of Anita Joyce Shafer will be conducted Thursday, today, at 10:30 a.m. at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna. Those attending the service are asked to gather at the funeral home at approximately 10 a.m. The service will be conducted by Jimmy Keller.

Inurnment will be at a later date in the Vienna Fraternal Cemetery.

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Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna is in charge of arrangements.

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