Freya Lanelle Stephens-May
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force
|From a contemporary
Freya Lanelle Stephens-May, 58, Lieutenant
Colonel, United States Air Force (retired) of Haymarket, died on Wednesday,
December 12, 2001 at Hospice of
Colonel May was a graduate of Russell-Sage College, New York, where she earned a BS degree in merchandising. She also earned a MS degree in Political Science from the University of Utah.
She served more than 25 years in positions
of responsibility in the U.S. Air Force as an Air and Space Systems Logistics
Plans and Programs Officer and as a Political-Military Affairs Officer.
Her assignments included tours of duty in
While on active duty, she served as one of
only a few women officers to have been assigned to Thailand in support
of the Vietnam Campaign. Colonel May also
She was preceded in death by Colonel Charles H. Stephens, U.S. Army (Ret.). She is survived by her husband, Col. Gerald M. May; her mother Mrs. Agnes H. Stephens; brother, Charles T. Stephens (Nadia), Teresa Ann May-Polson (David), Tricia L. May-Kapplemann (Michael); her cousin, Pennye B. Arehart (William) and their two sons, W. Merle Arehart and Stephen V. Arehart.
Funeral services will take place on Tuesday,
January 15, 2002 at Grace Episcopal
Posted: 23 January 2002