First Wife of William Augustus Shafer
Mrs. W. A. Shafer, wife of Dr. W. A. Shafer, of the board of public safety, died at her home on Whiteside street, Thursday evening at 5:40 o’clock. Her death was the ultimate result of a fall she sustained about two months ago, but although she had been suffering ever since, the end was unexpected
The deceased was about 32 years of age, besides her husband, leaves three small children. The funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 10:30 o’clock from the Whiteside street church, Rec. Dr. S. S. Catron officiating. Interment at Forest Hills cemetery.
The Chattanooga Times January 15, 1904
By Gloria Shafer Seymour