Juanita M. Athearn, age 89, of Milton, Florida and formerly of New Smyrna Beach, died Sunday March 27, 2022 at Speciality Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Pensacola.
Born in Baltimore City, Maryland, to Henry S. and Margaret M. Southard Brown, Juanita came to the area in 1946 from Baltimore.
She worked in customer service, was a New Smyrna Beach High School graduate and a member of American Legion Auxiliary Post 17. Juanita loved plants and bowling. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Juanita loved her family and will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved her.
Survivors include her daughter, Tina Athearn, of Milton; 2 sons, Steven (Nancy) Athearn, of Milton and Marlin (Donna), of New Smyrna Beach; 2 granddaughters, Jennifer (Bradley) York, of Tennessee and Susan Smith, of Milton; grandson, Adam Athearn, of Deltona; 1 great grandchild, many nieces, nephews and cousins .
Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at Daytona Memorial Park, with Charles D. Acheson, Pastor, officiating.
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