Jeneinne "Jean" Margurite Sheffield
Jeneinne "Jean" Margurite Sheffield
January 11, 1934 - October 17, 2020

Jeneinne M. Sheffield

Jeneinne M. “Jean” Sheffield, 86, of Palatka, went to be with the Lord Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Vintage Health Care in Palatka following an extended illness. She was born in Whitesville, New Jersey and had been a resident of Palatka since 1950 coming from New York. She was a charter member of the former Tabernacle Baptist Church where she had taught Sunday school, Bible school and had sang in the choir. Her church was a major part of her life. She enjoyed going to the beach. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Darvin Sheffield; a son, William Wesley Sheffield; parents, John and Catherine White; two brothers, Ronald White and Jack White and a sister, Gloria Lightfoot.

Surviving are two sons, Darvin Sheffield, Jr. of Satsuma and Robert A. Sheffield of Greenville, SC; a daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Andy Ayres of Palatka; 13 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Masters Funeral Home of Palatka from 10:00 am until 11:00 am with the funeral service beginning at 11:00 am with Pastor Jeremy Rea officiating. Entombment will follow at Palatka Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be sent to Community Hospice, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed in her online guestbook at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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