|Birth: ||Mar. 14, 1917|
|Death: ||Sep. 21, 2005|
Juanita M. Anderson of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, September 21, 2005, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on March 14, 1917, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Tollie Garland and Lola May (Brown) Ray. She married Frank Russell Anderson, and he died in 1973.
Surviving are several cousins: Laverne White of Indianapolis, Alice Berryman of West Covina, CA and Robert Dale Kinser of Eugene, OR: nieces, Betty Ritchison and Anna Blackwell; nephews, Gene and Paul Anderson; and her best friend for many years, Mary Gabbard of Bedford, IN. She was preceded in death by her husband and one brother, Wayne James Ray, who died in 1987.
After graduating from Heltonville, Juanita went to Central Normal College for two years to qualify for a teaching license. She later finished her degree work earning a BS in education in 1959 and an MS in 1963, both at Indiana University.
She had been a teacher in Lawrence County since 1936, having taught in the regular classroom and later art classes at the old Dive School north of Bedford. Heltonville, Shawswick, Tunnelton and Englewood. , teaching grades 1-6 at all schools and high school level classes at Heltonville, Shawswick and Tunnelton. She retired in 1982. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Eastern Star, Altrussa, Women's Department Club, NEA-ISTA, AARP, IU Varsity Club, and Indiana Retired Teachers. She joined Peerless Baptist Church in 1936.
Services will be at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 24th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Jon Lineback officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Cresthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery
Maintained by: Kim Sullivan Potts
Originally Created by: Susan (Haldeman) Fowler
Record added: May 17, 2009
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