7:42 pm March 26, 2010, by Nancy Badertscher
Former state Sen. Nancy Schaefer and her husband are dead, it was announced from the House floor.
No details were provided. The deaths were announced by state Rep. Rick Austin (R-Demorest) and House members immediately stood for a moment of silence at about 7:35 p.m.
“Nancy Schaefer was a great lady, and she served Georgia and her constituents with honor and grace,” Austin told House members.
In addition to serving in the Senate, Schaefer was a one-time candidate for state school superintendent.
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