Naomi Jean Shaffer

April 25, 1922 ‒ March 18, 2018

Advance, North Carolina
Formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio

Mrs. Naomi Jean Perkins Shaffer, 95, of Bermuda Run passed away March 18, 2018 at Bermuda Village Health Care Center surrounded by the love of family and friends. She was born April 25, 1922 in Mt. Vernon, Ohio to Harry Elwood Perkins and Hazel Olive Daniels Perkins. Mrs. Shaffer was preceded in death by her husband, George Edgar Shaffer.

Surviving is a son, Stephen Douglas Shaffer (Joanne LeDonne); three grandchildren, Erik (Karen Shaffer), Katherine and Meredith (Gary McElhiney); and five great grandchildren, Elizabeth, Kaylee, Jeremiah, Garrett, and Bentley.

She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University. She was a teacher in the Ohio public school system. She was a docent at Reynolda House for several years and was an avid bridge player, reader and bird watcher. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Eastview Cemetery in Centerburg, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Clemmons UMC, 3700 Clemmons Rd., Clemmons, NC 27012.

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