OTTUMWA — Johnetta Lou Leaf, 58, of 524 N. Jefferson St., died July 10, 2014, at home.
She was born July 18, 1955, in Iowa City to James William and Florence Louise Stockdall Shilling. She married Ernest Franklin Leaf Sr. He preceded her in death March 9, 1997.
Johnetta attended Cardinal High School and earned a degree in culinary arts from DMACC. She had worked as a CNA at several different facilities.
Surviving are her children, Ernest Leaf Jr., Tanisha Leaf and Andrew Leaf, all of Ottumwa; five grandchildren, BriAnna Leaf, Roseira Clark, Angel Leaf, Nikayla Leaf and Frankie Bradford; two great-grandsons, Braden Bradford and Johnathon Gregorio; two brothers, James Shilling of Des Moines and Bill Shilling of Ottumwa; a sister, Nylene Shilling of Ottumwa; many nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by five sisters, Lois, Sandra, Wilda, Lavera and Elona; two brothers, David and Marvin.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor A.J. Potter officiating. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.
Visitation will be open after 9 a.m. on Wednesday with the family present one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to the family.