Juanita Jackson was born the daughter of William Jackson and Olive Goff Jackson on January 6, 1920 at Thayer, Missouri and departed this life September 13, 2011 at Shady Oaks Health Care in Thayer, Missouri at the age of 91years.
She is survived by two nieces, Diane Hilburn and husband, Gary of Cushman, Arkansas and Suzanne Nelson and husband, Kenny of Thayer, Missouri; two great nephews, Kevin Vinson and Justin Nelson; one great niece, Holly Newman; three great-great nephews, Aaron Silas, Mitchel Nelson and Brayden Newman; two great-great nieces, Carson Nelson and Ashlyn Nelson; other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Olive Jackson, one sister, Babe Sullivan and one great niece, Marnie Edwards.
Ms. Jackson was an elementary school teacher, retiring from the Thayer School System after teaching third grade for a total of 34 years.
Juanita was a life-long resident of Thayer, Missouri. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, a member of the Order of Eastern Star, an avid reader and bridge player.
She will truly be missed by her family and friends.
Memorial services will be Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 2:00 PM in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel at Thayer under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Thayer Public Library.