|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1926|
|Death: ||Oct. 7, 2011|
Juanita Dark Lantrip, 85, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, October 07, 2011 from the comfort of daughter's home. Mrs. Lantrip was born in Marlow, OK on February 10, 1926 to Cordia Stallons Dark and Ralph Jacob Dark.
Mrs. Lantrip found great joy in music. She was music major at McNeese State University for two years, taught piano lessons to many, enjoyed singing in a sextet in college.
Mrs. Lantrip was a lifelong member of Trinity Baptist Church. For many years she sang in the church choir and taught Sunday school. She treasured her Sunday school class, Bible Explorers, which was taught by her lifetime friend and sister-in-law, Adrienne Dark Robinson. She was an avid sports fan and her family's biggest cheerleader. She will be greatly missed.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 65 years, William W. Lantrip Jr. (91 years old) of Lake Charles; two sons, Keith and Janet Lantrip of Katy, TX, Kenneth and Sherry Kaye Lantrip of Ruston; four daughters; Lynda and John "Boo" Riche of Sulphur, Amy and Al Walsh of Vero Beach, FL, Beth and Bob Fontenot of Katy, TX and Cherilyn Lantrip of Houston, TX; 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Carolyn Ann Lantrip; her parents, one brother, Lanier Dark and one sister, Margaret Dwyer.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM Sunday, October 9, 2011 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Al Walsh, III will officiate. Visitation Saturday will be from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Visitation Sunday will be from 11:00 AM until the time of service in the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 1800 Country Club Road, Lake Charles, LA, 70605.
Created by: Gloria Bello
Record added: Oct 07, 2011
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