Mrs. Francis Root
Thursday, Apr. 27, 1972
Mrs. Francis Ellen Shaffer Root, 76, of 2711 w. 48th ST., Shawnee Mission, Kan., died Wednesday at 4:45 a.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
Mrs. Root was born in East Liverpool Dec. 28, 1895, a daughter of John W. Shaffer and Anna Wigel Shaffer. She left here about 20 years ago and spent 10 years in Phoenix, Ariz., and the last 10 years in Kansas.
Survivors include a son, George Albert Owen of Overland Park, Kan.; two sisters, Mrs. Robert (Lilly) Simon of Phoenix and Mrs. Bertha McKenzie of Barberton, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Willard C. Billica of the Chester First United Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday night.