Johnnie W. Sheltra

Published 3:49 pm Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Johnnie Winifred (Lee) Sheltra, 100, died Feb. 26, 2018. She passed away peacefully at home in Deland, Florida, surrounded by her loving family.

Johnnie was born Nov. 10, 1917, in New Hebron, to the late Johnnie and Ruth Cole Lee.  She was married for 54 years to Chester E. Sheltra, who passed away in 2000.

She worked for the Treasury Dept. in Washington, DC for several years before marrying Chet, and then became a homemaker and mother.

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She was preceded in death by a grandson Brian Ash.

She is survived by two sisters, Frances Speights and Becky McGee; and her five loving children Judy Korkus (Greg), Wanda Ash (David), Sally Forman (Bob), Chet Jr. (Nancy), and Marcine Blake (Rick), as well as 17 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

Christian services were held at North Brevard Funeral Home in Titusville, Florida on March 3, 2018, at 1 p.m. Interment followed at 2 p.m. at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Titusville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, Florida 32129, or a charity of your choice.

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