Barbara 'Janie' Hodges Shaffer

Jan. 14, 2013 @ 11:52 PM

Barbara "Janie" Hodges Shaffer, age 61 of Louisville, TN, married to Douglas Shaffer for 31 years, lost her 11 1/2 year battle with cancer on January 11, 2013.

Survived by her husband; children, Stephanie Emmert Martinez, Melissa Callahan Brown, Gregory Shaffer, and Jennifer Shaffer Miller; grandchildren, Mia and Mason Martinez, Graham Shaffer, and Elin and Silas Miller.

Janie was a loving sister, wife, mother and grandmother, and devoted member of St. Marks United Methodist Church of Louisville, TN. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Memorial services shall be held at Broadway United Methodist Church, 309 East Broadway Avenue, Maryville, TN 37804, on January 19, 2013. at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends after the service in the fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Marks United Methodist Church, 3359 Louisville Rd, Louisville, TN 37777 or Cure First, 1920 38th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112, specializing in individual cancer treatments.