Julie Ann (Jules)  Cantila
Julie Ann (Jules) Cantila

February 1, 1967 - January 16, 2019
Born in Jacksonville, Florida
Resided in Waycross, Georgia
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Julie Ann “Jules” Cantila, 51, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning (January 16, 2019) in Waycross.

She was a native of Jacksonville, FL, but she had lived a good portion of her life in Waycross. Julie was preceded in death by her grandparents, Avis Chesser Wallace, James Guy Chesser, Roy P. and Vivian Shuman.

Julie was a 1985 graduate of Waycross High School and a graduate of Valdosta Technical College as a surgical technician. She was employed as an administrative assistant in various positions with Lowe’s, the University of California, Los Angeles, and with architectural firms. She was also a part-time cashier with the local CVS Pharmacy.

Survivors include one daughter, Phoebe Cantila of Los Angeles, CA; one son, Jack Cantila (wife Angie) of Maryland; her mother and step father, Wanda Chesser Shuman and Ted Shuman; her father, Steve Turner; one brother, John David Blackard of High Point, NC; the father of her children, Nordie Cantila of Seattle WA; aunts, Doris Driskell of Grapevine TX, Jan Chesser of Callahan, Theresa Shuman of Waycross, and her favorite aunt, Margie Chesser of Middleburg, FL; uncles, Dave Chesser of Jacksonville, FL, Jimmy Chesser of Homeland, GA and her favorite uncle, Gene Chesser of Callahan, FL; and numerous cousins.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Memorialization will be by cremation.

Sympathy can be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.




Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA US 31501
Friday, January 18, 2019