Nell Covar Shaffer

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mrs. Nell Covar Shaffer, 80, of Edgefield, wife of Melvin S. (Perk) Shaffer, Jr., died Tuesday January 28, 2014 at Edgefield County Hospital. Graveside services were held Friday, January 31, at 2 P.M. at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park in Edgefield.

Mrs. Shaffer was a native of Edgefield and was retired manager at Hardees in Johnston, S.C. She was the daughter of the late Maggie and Clint Covar.

Survivors include her husband; one son- Richard (Wendi) Shaffer of Edgefield; two daughters- Gayle (Philip) Dorn and Cissy ( Merlin) Penner both of Edgefield; five grandchildren Jaime Shaffer Creasy (Michael), Lauren Dorn Enloe (Micah), Greg Shaffer (Shannon), Samantha Timmerman, and Kara Timmerman Booth (Alex); and eight great-grandchildren Morgan, James, Reagan and Ryann Creasy, Elizabeth Enloe, and Kameron, Parker and Tyler Stampley.; a special family friend- Charlie Turner.

 She was predeceased by a son Terry Shaffer, sister Louise Rearden and brother Raymond Covar

Memorials may be made to the Edgefield County Hospital, P.O. Box 590 Edgefield, S.C. 29824. The family was at the home on Holmes Street and received friends after the service at the graveside. Please sign the online register book at