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Mrs. Roxanna Shoptaw

November 6, 1950 ~ November 30, 2016 (age 66)
Roxanna Shoptaw, 66, of Dover, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The daughter of Harold and Louise (Hailey) Shaver, she was born November 6, 1950 in Webb City, MO. She married Merrell Shoptaw on December 18, 1987 in Joplin, MO and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Dover Church of Christ and past Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed shopping, traveling and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

Roxanna was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents; and grandson, Cooper Chance.

Survivors include her husband, Merrell Shoptaw of Dover; three daughters, Cari Cooper and husband, Brandon of Russellville, Kelley Chance and husband, BJ of Dover and Robyn Shoptaw of Ft. Smith; son, Brad Shoptaw of Columbus, OH; grandchildren, Victoria and Taylor Thomas, Emily and Abbey Cooper, all of Russellville, Connor and Cannon Chance, both of Dover; two sisters, Doris Hodgson and husband, Charlie of Neosho, MO and Faye Williams and husband, Tom of Carthage, MO; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins

Funeral Service will be held at 10:00AM, Monday, December 5, 2016 at the Dover Church of Christ. Brother Micah Williams will officiate. Burial will be at McFadden Cemetery in Dover by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 4-6PM, on Sunday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Camp Caudle, 857 SR 164 N Hector, AR 72843. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at

Cemetery Details

McFadden Cemetery


DEC 4. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Humphrey Chapel

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801


DEC 5. 10:00 AM

Dover Church of Christ

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