Miss Shawn Yvette Silas (Shawnie), age 55 of Forest Park, Ohio died suddenly of a brain aneurism on Monday June 27, 2022, at Cincinnati Good Samaritan Hospital.
Miss Silas was born on June 21, 1967, in Key West, Florida. She was the youngest of five children from the union of Audrey Arnett Johnson and Charles Fairchild Silas (Buddy). Miss Silas is survived by her three children Simone Silas, Patrick Silas and Rayshawn Terry; brother, Austin Butler (Trina); two sisters, Schnelle Silas Johnson (Torres) and Cheryl Silas; several nieces, Shavaughn Silas (Shay), Sierra Johnson, Schnelle Johnson, Diamond Olverson and Ebony Tapler; nephews, Austin Butler Jr., Justin Butler, Steven Tapler, Torrie Johnson Jr., Daniel Johnson, Brandon Johnson, Tim Silas Jr. (Marquita), Daniel Ross and Lester Daniels IV; two grandchildren, Bri Jackson and Keelan Smith; uncles and a host of cousins. Her brother Timothy Leon Silas Sr., passed away on October 16, 2019, in Miami, Florida.
Miss Silas was taught at an early age the importance of family, friends and travel. She enjoyed the company of family, friends and travelling with her parents to family reunions or other adventures her parents took her on. Shawnie loved being in a bowling league at Fairfield Lanes with her now deceased father. As a social butterfly she genuinely enjoyed being in the company of people whether being with her deceased mother or her special friend Lisa D. Jackson.
Miss Silas moved around in her early years because of her father’s naval career, from Key West, Florida to Fall River, Massachusetts where she attended Jerome Dwelly Elementary School. Later the family moved to Forest Park, Ohio where she attended Forest View Elementary, Forest Park Highschool and Cincinnati’s Scarlet Oaks Career Campus where she graduated in Culinary Food Service. She would work in the food service and housekeeping industries until her death.