Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, at Rupp Chapel in St. Joseph. Rev. Steve Elder will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, at Rupp Funeral Home in St. Joseph.
Born May 17, 1965, in Dexter, she was the daughter of Phillip Shaver who survives of Bernie and Rita Mooneyham Deuschle who survives of Marshall. On May 25, 2001, in Agency, she married Jay Elder, who survives of the home. She worked as a waitress at Chubby's Restaurant in Kansas City and was a Christian.
Additional survivors include three sons, Cory Lanning of St. Joseph, Cody Lanning of Fort Bliss, Texas, and Dusty Ogles of Huntsville, Ala.; her stepmother, Darlene Shaver of Bernie; five brothers, James Deuschle of Sedalia, Phillip Shaver of Fort Payne, Ala., Steve Shaver of Brosley, Phillip Ray Shaver of Brosley and Jonathan Shaver of Crossville, Ala.; and two sisters, Crystal Hollon of Marshall and Stephanie Shaver of Chillicothe.