Vera Fay Michaelis was born in Tilly, AR, in 1931. She went to heaven on May 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Max Michaelis, her daughter, Vicki Collins and granddaughter, Brittany Benov. She is survived by her son, Michael David Michaelis; daughter, Kathy Benov, as well as grandchildren, Jason Benov, Brandon Collins, Jarett Collins, Matthew Benov, Davina Michaelis, Danny Ignacio, Jorena Zerbaugh, Tiana Ignacio, Michelle Defalco, as well as 2 great-grandchildren. A special thank you to her grandson, Jason Benov, who devoted himself to his grandparents care the last three years of their lives. Her children would also like to thank our Arkansas family for their support and love, Ricky and Gail Pruitt, Diane and Kyle Blankenship and Micca Hickman and all of their wonderful families. A private service will be held. Online guestbook and obituary are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com.