Juanita was a very giving person who loved her family and would do anything for them. She was raised on a farm and lived on a farm for many years. She was a housewife but also worked as a clerk for Shop and Hop for 25 years.
Survivors include her husband James D. Roberts of the home; two sons, David & Heather Roberts of Fillmore, MO, and Dennis Roberts of Fillmore; three daughters, Janice & Ted Paxson of St. Joseph, Linda & Mike Stump of Hopkins, MO, and Susan Crist of St. Joseph; one brother, James Whitlock of St. Joseph, 11 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Steven Roberts, grandson, James Victor Paxson, five brothers, and two sisters.
Celebration of Life will be 10:00 AM Monday, July 7, 2014 at Breit–Hawkins Funeral Home in Savannah, MO. Interment will be at St. John’s Cemetery in Amazonia, MO. Public visitation and family receiving hours 1 to 3 PM Sunday July 6, 2014 at Breit – Hawkins Funeral Home, Savannah, Missouri.
Memorials may be sent to Hands of Hope Hospice.
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