HAMPTON - On the morning of Friday, October 14, 2016, Sonya Schaefer, surrounded by her family, was called home to rest with peace and grace. Sonya was a mother, wife, and grandmother. She is survived by her husband, Glen; her children, Lauren, Shaun, and Indy; her daughter-in-law, Tamar; her grandson, Andrew; her sister, Laticia, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, nieces and friends. Born on November 29,1965 to Sarah Toliver, Sonya was a graduate of Kecoughtan High School and an alumna of Hampton University. As a faithful member of Liberty Baptist, Sonya strived to live each moment as purposeful and driven, and consciously sought to have memorable life experiences. After serving in the United States Navy for more than twenty years, Sonya focused on traveling, painting, spending time with her family, and simply understanding that Life is Good. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. at Berceuse Funeral & Cremation Traditions in Hampton, Virginia.
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