Jo Ann Shull Shofner


















Jo Ann Shull Shofner, 85, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017, at her residence.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Gordon Vaughn and Bro. Billy Windham officiating.  Interment will follow at Strong Cemetery in Huxley.
Mrs. Shofner was born May 31, 1932, in Shelby County, to Nolan Shull and Lillian Guidry Shull.  Her hobbies included sewing, crocheting, quilting and decorating cakes.  Mrs. Shofner was a member of First Baptist Church in Shelbyville.
She is survived by
R.E. “Bubba” Shofner Jr. of Shelbyville, Texas
Troy Shofner of Shelbyville, Texas
Shari Shofner Sautner of Atlanta, Georgia 
Amanda Shofner Graves and husband, Kirk, of Patroon, Texas
Great Grandsons:
Colin Sautner 
Rowan Sautner
Brother: George Shull and wife, Betty, of Shelbyville, Texas
Mickie Shull of Center, Texas
Vivian Hamaker of Shreveport, Louisiana
Billie Marie Corder of Shreveport, Louisiana
Shirley Brittain of Shelbyville, Texas
Jane Ewing of Port Bolivar, Texas
Juanita Beasley of Haslam, Texas
Linda Ann Choate of Galveston, Texas
Special Friend and Daughter: Kellie Jean Baty
Troy’s Special Son: Jamie Carroll and wife, Shelby
Troy’s Special Granddaughter: Tucker Carroll
Special Caregiver and Friend: Hazel Sullivan
Preceded in death by
Husband: R.E. “Pete” Shofner Sr.
Great Granddaughter: Dixie Graves
Parents: Nolan Shull and Lillian Guidry Shull Monroe
Brother: Eugene Shull
Grandparents: Bill and Fannie Shull
Brother-in-law and Sister-in-law: P.O. and Odell Sample
Pallbearers will be Richard Sharp, Barry Hughes, Brent Hughes, Bart Hughes, James Shull and David Ewing.  Honorary pallbearers will be Elton Chumbley, Matt Boren, Donald O’Rear, Walt Baty, Jamie Carroll, Robert Eugene Shull and Jesse Hughes.
A special thanks to Affinity Hospice for their compassionate care.
Memorial donations can be made to Strong Cemetery Fund, c/o Prentice Hendricks, PO Box 1383, Center, Texas 75935 or a charity of your choice.
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