Phyllis Jones Shaffer, of Johns Creek, Georgia, passed away peacefully on November 21, 2018.
Mrs. Shaffer was born on February 2, 1926 in Gilbert, West Virginia, the daughter of Harold Bradley Jones and Addie Cline Jones. She graduated from Berea College, Kentucky, and taught in the public schools of Bardstown and Louisville, Ky.
In 1949, she married her college sweetheart, James H. Shaffer, Jr., and for the next four decades, they raised their family while traveling through Louisville, KY, Manhattan, NY, Birmingham, AL, and Atlanta, GA. The couple moved to Marietta in 1983.
Mrs. Shaffer is preceded in death by her parents, and her husband of 67 years. She is survived by her brother, Richard E. Jones (Karen); her two daughters, Carol Jarvis (Larry) and Nancy Hoerter (Sam); her three grandsons, David Jarvis (Carmen), Daniel Jarvis (Lunise), and Joseph Hoerter; and her five great-grandchildren, Joshua, Alyson, Madison, Elena, and Mia Jarvis.
Mrs. Shaffer was a member of the Berea Alumni Association.
Final arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory, Duluth Chapel, (770) 476-2535. Internment beside her husband will follow at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA.