Prentice "Bubba' Shofner, Jr.



Prentice “Bubba” Shofner, Jr., 56, of Center, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018, at his residence.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel.  Interment will follow at Latham Cemetery in Shelbyville.

Bubba was born March 22, 1962, in Center, to Prentice Shofner Sr. and Bobbie Ann Harrison Shofner.  He was a member of Newbern Masonic Lodge #97 and Dreka Pentecostal Church.


He is survived by
Wife: Cindy Shofner of Center

Brittany Shofner and fiancé, Chris Matis, of Center
Mallory Shofner of Nacogdoches
Kristen Shofner and fiancé, James Tutt Jr., of Center

Raylee Askew
Sh’Tredik “JJ” Reed
Ryker Matis
James “J3” Tutt III
Raya Matis

Sisters and Brother:
Penny Todd and husband, Ricky, of Center
Mary Sims and husband, Rickie, of Dreka
John Shofner and wife, Wanita, of Center
Jenny Holt and husband, Benny, of Center

Sister-in-law: Rhonda Benavides and husband, Richard

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends

Preceded in death by
Parents: Prentice Shofner Sr. and Bobbie Ann Harrison Shofner
Sister: Toni Shofner Alford
Father-in-law and Mother-in-law: Robert D. and Judy Rushing
Nephews: Cody Wayne Alford, Chase Christian Todd
Stepbrother: Jeff Burris
Stepmother: Jenell Shofner

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