Brother of William Augustus Shafer
SHAFER – Funeral services for Murphy F. Shafer, 79, of 4515 Fagan Avenue, who died Saturday, will be held at 2:30 o’clock this afternoon at the chapel of J. Avery Bryan Company, Rev. Calvin Wigley officiating. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Cora White Shafer and one brother, Elbert Shafer, both of Chattnooga. Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery. The body is at the funeral home of J. Avery Bryan Company.
Chattanooga Times April 6, 1958
By Gloria Shafer Seymour