Memphis Shelby County Schools Board Member Stephanie Love was recuperating in a local hospital on Monday after suffering a stroke on Saturday (February 26), according to a family spokesperson.
“She is undergoing a range of tests and treatment. We ask the community to keep her and her family uplifted in prayer during this trying time,” family spokesman Tania Combs-Starks said in a distributed statement.
“She is looking forward to getting back to work representing the students, parents and schools in her district as soon as possible,” wrote Combs-Starks.
“Respect for the privacy of the family is appreciated.”
Combs-Starks shared that more information will be provided as it becomes available.
A veteran board member, Love last was elected in 2020. She has represented the Frayser, Raleigh and north Shelby County communities since 2014.