Birdie Schafer Obituary
Notes for Birdie Mae POINTER
Big Spring Herald, Wednesday, June 30, 1993-
Birdie Mae Schafer, Garden City, died Monday, June 28, 1993 in a Sterling City
nursing home. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist
Church, Garden City, with the Rev. Kenneth James, pastor, officiating. Burial
will be in Garden City cemetery under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch
Funeral Home. Mrs. Schafer was born March 20, 1903 in Palo Pinto County. She
married Chris Schafer, Jr. on June 14, 1924 in Big Spring,. He preceded her in
death on January 31, 1963. She was a member of the First Methodist Church of
Garden City. She graduated from Baird High School and moved to Glasscock County
in 1921. She was a rural school teacher for several years. She was a homemaker.
She lived in Glasscock County until moving to the Sterling City nursing home in
1992. Survivors include one son, R. C. Schafer, Garden City; one daughter Rosie
Roberts, Hobbs, NM; three grandsons; four great grandchildren and several nieces
and nephews. She was also preceded in death by one sister and one brother.
Family suggests memorials be made to the First Methodist Church of Garden City.
Submitted by Gene
Schafer on June 2, 2002.
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