Barbara Faye Chism Shaver

July 13, 1935June 24, 2014
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Barbara Faye Shaver, 78, of Odessa passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014, in Odessa.

She was born July 13, 1935, in Kilgore, TX. She graduated from Kilgore High School, and later received a diploma in Basic Studies from Kilgore College. She married Roy J. Shaver June 6, 1967, in Odessa. She was a retired bookkeeper for Rodman Petroleum Co, and a member of Crossroads Fellowship.

She is preceded in death by her parents James and Nan (Gordan) Chism. She is survived by her husband Roy J. Shaver of Odessa; four sons Mark Melton of Odessa, Steve Melton and wife, Lisa of Oklahoma City, OK, Tim Shaver of China, Roy Beaver and wife, Sandy of Irving, TX; daughter, Vicki Waldrep and husband, Jack of Boerne, TX; sister Lela Eaves of Tyler, TX; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

A visitation with family and friends will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 30, 2014, at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors with Rev. David Newton officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Services entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.


  • Visitation Sunday, June 29, 2014
  • Funeral Service Monday, June 30, 2014

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August 18, 2014

Just found out about Barbara. Have known both Roy and Barbara for many years and visiting with them both at their business and home as well as at church. So sorry for your loss. Donna Holt Maynard (Odessa)

Marlene & Don Kasch

June 30, 2014

Vicki & family,

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

June 30, 2014

I just found out the news. I worked with Barbara at Rodman Petroleum for 17 years. She was a wonderful friend and like a mother to me. I loved her very much and I am very saddened by the news. She was such a loving and generous person.

Kathy & Eddie Rhodes

June 29, 2014

Roy and Barbara bought our supper on our first date and have been a special part of our lives for over 34 years. We will miss her so. Remembering the family in our prayers and thoughts!

Curtis and Marilyn Brewer

June 28, 2014

Praying for you and your family!

David Applewhite

June 28, 2014

Pat and I are in Seattle until Wednesday but our prayers are with you!

Jo Eiland

June 28, 2014

I worked with Barbara over 50 years ago. She was always one of my favorite people. Love her. She was so lucky to have Roy. My condolences to all the family. A truly lovely lady.

Karen Murphy

June 27, 2014

I am going to miss you my friend!! Love, Karen