Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)


April 22, 2014

Doris Gearhart Schaeffer


04/22/2014 — Doris Schaeffer, 90, of Mooresville, N.C., formerly of Grayson, died Tuesday, April 15, at the Olde Knox Commons Nursing Home in Huntersville, N.C. She was born Sept. 20, 1923, in Logan, W.Va., a daughter of the late D.F. and Glenna Flannery Gearhart.

She was a teacher and a nurse. She attended nursing school at Morehead State University. She was a member of the Bagby Memorial United Methodist Church in Grayson. She was a Kentucky Colonel.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon; two sisters, Jewell Horton and Ruby Johnson; and one brother, Dr. Lowell Gearhart formerly of Grayson.

She is survived by a daughter, Hope (Tom) Perry of Mooresville, N.C.; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Friday, April 18, the Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson by David Warner, minister. Burial followed in the Grayson Memorial Park.

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