Lifetime Plymouth resident, Geraldine “Jeannie” May Shafer, 69, 850 N. Oak Rd., Plymouth, died in Miller’s Merry Manor, following a sudden illness, at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000.
Born on November 8, 1930 in Plymouth, she was the daughter of Melvin and Ella A. Earl Booker. She graduated from Lincoln High School in the class of 1947.
On June 12, 1948, in Plymouth, Jeannie and Paul R. Shafer were married.
A homemaker, Jeannie retired from Cabot Safety formerly American Optical after 15 years of employment. She worked in production as a polisher.
She loved her family and was always involved in their activities. She liked to cook, do yard work and gardening. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting.
Jeannie had attended Shiloh Wesleyan Church, of Plymouth.
She is survived by her husband, Paul, and by a daughter, Judy Pauline and James R. Warner, and a son, Mark R. and Malinda K. Shafer, all of Plymouth.
Two grandchildren, Chase R. Shafer and Samantha K. Shafer and a sister, Dorothy and Clyde Vermillion, all of Plymouth, also survive her death.
Jeannie was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Oscar, Marion and Delma Booker, and a sister, Beulah Booker.
Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services will be on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000, at 2:30 p.m. in the funeral home. The Rev. John Perkinson, pastor of the Shiloh Church will officiate.
Burial will be in Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts in Jeannie’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association.