The Rev. Ervin Louis Shaver

October 13, 2013

The Rev. Ervin Louis Shaver, 77, of Green Acres Road, Rock Branch Community, husband of Gertie Propes Shaver, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at his daughter’s residence.

The Rev. Shaver was born on June 25, 1936, in Joanna, SC to the late E.O. and Tiny Leona Burnette Shaver. He was a retired weaver in the textile industry, a Minister, and a member of Calvary Temple of Deliverance.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Gertie Propes Shaver of the home; children and their spouses, Teresa and Dave Haggstrom of Elberton, Louis Michael and Hollie Shaver of Elberton, Angela Shaver of Central, SC, and David Marcus and Tara Shaver of Antreville, SC; grandchildren, Tiffany, Amber, Tamara, Sydney, Jacob, Ava-Olivia, Isaiah, Julia, and Marcus; great-grandchild, Ryder; brother, Glenn Shaver and his wife Betty of Joanna, SC; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by sisters, Irene Riddle and Doris Bledsoe.

Funeral services celebrating his life will be held on Tuesday, October 15, at 1:00p.m. in the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home with the Revs. Ken Buffington, George Moon, and Marshall Vaughn officiating.

The family is at the residence of Dave and Teresa Haggstrom, 2934 Green Acres Road, Rock Branch Community, and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00p.m. on Monday evening.

Flowers are being accepted and those desiring may make contributions in Rev. Shaver’s memory to the charity of one’s choice.

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Berry Funeral Home & Crematory, Elberton, is respectfully in charge of arrangements for the Rev. Ervin Louis Shaver.