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Phyllis A SchaefferMarch 5, 1930 ~ February 16, 2017 (age 86)
Phyllis Ann Johnson Schaeffer, 86, of 1800 US Hwy 70 West, died Thursday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital with her family by her side.
Graveside service will be Friday at 3:00 PM at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Vernon Braswell and Marvin Ownly officiating.
Surviving are her daughters; Lynda Shindley of Big Lake MN, Sue Schaeffer of Albuquerque, NM, Bobbie Broughton of LaGrange and Anna Schaeffer of Goldsboro and son; John McCorkle of Palmetto, GA and sisters; Leigh Acord of Nebraska and Lois Udema of Colorado. 12 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
Mrs. Schaeffer was born in Elkhart, Illinois and was preceded in death by her beloved husband Robert Bernardie Schaeffer. Her parents; Edna Hedger Johnson and Elmer Johnson, a son Phillip M. Schaeffer and great-grandson; Manning Carapia.
Mrs. Schaeffer enjoyed being the wife of a Chief Master Sergeant in the Air Force and traveling from base to base living in different parts of the United States. Out of all of the bases she lived, Pease Air Force Base was her favorite. She loved being a mother, cooking and her church; Stevens Chapel and her church family.