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Suzanne Jean (Smead) Schumacher
August 28, 1944 ~ October 7, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Suzanne Jean Smead Schumacher of Eatonton, Georgia, died Saturday, October 7, 2023. Born in Canton, Ohio on August 28, 1944, she was the daughter of the late James Lewis and Vera L. Laird Smead. She graduated from Perry High School and was also a graduate of Kent State University. On March 6, 1991 she married Kent Gregory Schumacher. Suzanne was a flight attendant with US Airways for 18 years, retiring in 2003. She attended Lake Oconee Presbyterian Church and volunteered with Guardian Ad Litem and First Call Pregnancy Center. Her hobbies included gardening, swimming, water and snow skiing and hiking.
In addition to her husband Kent G. Schumacher Suzanne is survived by her daughters, Michele (Dave) McKee, Saint Johns, FL, and Kayla Schumacher, Florence SC; sons; Rich (Karen) Kocher, Paris, OH, Matt (Julie) Kocher, Jacksonville FL; 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; brother in law Kenny Kreger. In addition to her parents, Suzanne is preceded in death by her sisters Carolyn Kreger, Marilyn Altimore and her husband Wilbur Altimore, and Alyce Elaine Yoder and her husband Earl Yoder.
Memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 1:30 pm at the Lake Oconee Presbyterian Church, 113 Scott Road, Eatonton, GA 31024 with Rev. Jeff Birch officiating. Visitation will be from 12:30 pm until time for the service with a reception following the memorial service. Memorials can be made to First Call Pregnancy Center 1531 W. Broad Street, Greensboro, GA 30642 or Lake Oconee Presbyterian Church, 113, Scott Road, Eatonton, GA 31024. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad Street, Greensboro, GA (706)453-2626, is in charge of arrangements.