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Vada Shackelford Vada Shackelford
(March 29, 1918 - May 13, 2013)

Vada Buske Shackelford

Vada Shackelford, 95 passed away on May 13, 2013. She was born on March 29, 1918 in Jones County Texas to William “Will” and Nora McAda Buske. She married Edward Shackelford on December 24, 1947 in Dallas; she moved to Spur in December 1984 and then 2011 she moved to Kress, Texas where she lived with her sister-in-law Ruth Buske the remainder of her life.

Vada is survived by step-daughter Linda Davidson of Eugene, Oregon; step-son Dennis Birkmeyer of Eugene, Oregon; sister-in-laws; and numerous nephews and nieces.

Vade was preceded in death by her husband Ed Shackelford; her parents Will and Nora Buske; four brothers Travis Buske; Jack Buske; Buddy Buske; and Billy Buske and three sisters Clara Goodwin; Juanita Donahoe; and Ava Corder; and step-daughter Daneen Blankship.

Chapel services will be held on Thursday May 16, 2013at 2:00 p.m. at Zapata Funeral Home in Spur, Texas with Tommy Henderson officiating under the direction of Zapata Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Spur Memorial Cemetery in Spur, Texas.