Doris Jane Sharp Shaver, 88, of Dayton, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021, at Uplands Village in Pleasant Hill, Tenn. Doris was a lifelong resident of Rhea County and of the Baptist faith. She attended New Union Baptist Church. She retired from the Rhea County School System after 32 years of service; all of those years were at Frazier School where she was a secretary.
Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Dean Shaver; and her parents, Oscar and Hazel Roddy Sharp.
She is survived by her children, Tim (Karen) Shaver of Centreville, Va., Ken (Dawn) Shaver of Etlan, Va., Jane (Greg) Wilkey of Dayton, and Eric (Kim) Shaver of Crossville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Jessica (Justin) Sarver, Jennifer (Ward) Lester, Eric II (Callie) Shaver, Brian (Nicollette) Shaver, Matthew Coster, Leslie (Trevor) Phipps, James Shaver and Daniel Shaver; great-grandchildren, Joshua Sarver, Finnley Shaver, Aidan Lester, Elet Shaver, and Mabel Dean Shaver; in-laws, Mary Nell Shaver, Fay (Bill) Bishop, Jo Anne Shaver, Phyllis Shaver, Linda Hinds and Linda Shaver; and several nieces and nephews, two of which she claimed as her own: Darren Shaver and Leslie Dean Shaver.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at New Union Baptist Church with Dr. Danny Ruehling and Rev. Jeremy Deal officiating. Interment will be immediately following at Shaver Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Saturday July 24, 2021, from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Shaver Scholarship Fund, c/o Melissa Farnsworth, 2660 Ogden Road, Dayton, TN 37321.
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Arrangements are by Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home of Dayton.