Barbara Winfree, widow of Port of Orange board president Lester “Buckshot” Winfree, was sworn-in Friday to fill her husband’s Precinct 2 seat until at least May, 2012. She was administered the oath by port attorney Alan Sanders.

She grew up in Bloomington, Texas, and graduated from Lamar University in 1981. She taught kindergarten at Orangefield Elementary School for 22 years and retired about 10 years ago.

Barbara and Buckshot were married 46 years. Their children are Kirk Dillard, Will Winfree, Leslie Holtkamp and Elizabeth Neely.