Thelma G. Shawen, age 100, of New Smyrna Beach, died Friday, February 19, 2021 at AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach. Born in Long Island, Virginia to Robert and Berger Roby; Thelma moved to this area in 1999 from Bethesda, Maryland.
Thelma enjoyed family gatherings, horse and dog racing, along with being a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Charles “Mike” Shawen, Jr., and his wife, Patricia, of New Smyrna Beach; a daughter, Karen Pierson, and her husband, Mark, of Clarksburg, Maryland; a sister, Donie Henline, of Gilbert, Arizona; 3 grandchildren, David Shawen, of Frederick, Maryland, Erin Reynolds, and her husband, Matt, of Boonsboro, Maryland, and Tommy Hughes, and his wife, Teresa, of Stevensville, Maryland; 4 great grandchildren, Charles, Aidan, Taylor, and Tenley. Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie, in 2010.
The family is having a private funeral service.
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