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Juanita Sowders Duncan

Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 88)
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From: The Monroe Evening News - 11/3/2012

Juanita Duncan

Juanita Duncan, 88, of Monroe, MI, passed away at 11:30 p.m. Nov. 1, 2012, at Fountain View of Monroe, after a lengthy illness.

Juanita was born Nov. 2, 1923, in Middlesburg, Ky.,to Joseph and Elizabeth (Whitaker) Sowders. Her parents preceded her in death at a young age. She moved to Monroe, MI in 1949.

She was employed as a Dietitian at Medilodge of Monroe for more than 25 years, retiring in 1993. Juanita enjoyed growing different plants in her home, and most of all she loved being with her family and grandchildren.

Juanita is survived by her children, Jerry Miracle of Tenn., Karen Gray of Monroe, Sharon (Greg Spaulding) Powell of Newport, Joann (Larry) Henry of Arizona and Charlotte Mooningham of Kentucky; ex son-in-law, William P. Gray of Monroe; grandchildren, William (Cindy) Powell of Lambertville, Angela (Patrick) Cunningham of Monroe, Jimmy Powell of Newport, Michelle (Dave) Stininger of Monroe, William (Robin) Gray of Erie and Melissa Hicks of Monroe.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Onalee Haygood; a grandson, William James Powell; and a great great grandson, Jacob Wood.

Family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. Monday Nov. 5, 2012, at Allore Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 203 E. Elm Ave., Monroe, MI. 48162 ( 734 241-5225 ), where service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday Nov. 6, 2012. The Rev. Harold Raines of Monroe Full Gospel Church will officiate.

Those wishing to a make a monetary donation are asked to please consider to charity of their choice.

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