Alberta Hall Shafer
Alberta Hall Shafer
  • August 29, 1939 - January 4, 2018
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - A funeral service for Alberta Hall Black Shafer, 78, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with burial in Fort Jackson National Cemetery.

Mrs. Shafer passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Born in Clarksburg, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Oscar Sylvester Black and Rosana Taylor Black.

Alberta was a supervisor at Palmetto Health Richland for 18 years and later opened a daycare in her home, where she took care of many children for 28 years. She attended Bluff Road United Methodist Church and she enjoyed reading books and going fishing. Mrs. Shafer will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.

Surviving are her daughter, Heidi Cochran (Dale); son, David Woodward, Jr.; granddaughter, Victoria Daniele Cochran; great-granddaughter, Jasmine Daniele Mitchell; brothers, Arthur Black (Mary) and John Black; sister, Ann Black Garrett.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her siblings, James Black, Melvin Black, Oscar Black, Mary Joe Black Harmon, Lorraine Black, and Devon Black.

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