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Pharmacy Co-Owner

WINTER HAVEN - Catherine Jean (Vandever) Johns, beloved wife and mother passed to her eternal home on September 6, 2018.
Born in Winter Haven on June 14, 1927, she graduated from WHHS in 1945. She was a bookkeeper for WH Citrus Growers. After helping put her husband through Phar-macy school at UF, they started Vandever-Johns Pharmacy in 1950, which they owned and operated for 35 years. Catherine worked in the office for the Boston Red Sox for many years during Spring training. Her greatest devotion was to her family and church. She was a charter member of WH Christian Church, taught Sunday School and played piano in Children's Church for 40 years.
Catherine is survived by her husband of 72 years, Raymond, and three daughters: Lana Johns, Susan Johns, Cindy Reynolds (Ra-bun) and granddaughter, Lauren Reynolds.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Johnson University FL. Condolences: Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home. Visitation 9/11 10:00 am. Celebration Service 11:00 am.


Published in Ledger from Sept. 11 to Sept. 12, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home
645 West Central Ave | Winter Haven, FL 33880 | (863) 293-2133
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