Sonya Jo (Browne) Shafer

Sonya Jo (Browne) Shafer was born March, 16, 1943 in Independence, Kansas, to Bonnie Katherine and Anson Browne.

She went to heaven July 31, 2018. She married Vaughn D. Shafer in Wichita, Kansas, on November 1, 1952.

They had three children, Vickie Sue, Bonnie Lee and Justin Dale.

Sonya worked at Goldie’s Patio Grill in Tulsa and Manhattan Furniture and Woodcraft as a customer service representative.

She was preceded in death by her parents Bonnie Katherine Walker and Anson Browne and her step-father Johnny Walker as well as her brother Charles Browne.

She is survived by her husband Vaughn D. Shafer, daughters Vickie Ketchum, Bonnie Bear and husband Rees, and son Justin Shafer and Kim Smith.

She had three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be held August 17 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Claremore.