Juanita Thornhill


    Juanita Thornhill (nee Johnson) of Bourbon, Missouri was born on January 1, 1933 in Strangers Home, Arkansas to Kennard M. and Allie Mae (Ludwig) Johnson and passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at the age of 86 years.


    Juanita marriedElroy G. Thornhill on March 15, 1948 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas.
    Juanita was a homemaker. She enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls, quilting, crocheting and gardening.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Kennard and Allie Mae Johnson; husband, Elroy G. Thornhill; three sisters, Madeline Johnson, Pauline Whitlow and Dorothy Springer; four brothers, Chester, Carnell, Kenneth “Pete” and Eugene Johnson; two granddaughters, Kristy Lynn and Lisa Jean Thornhill; and one son-in-law, James Ray.
    She is survived by four children, Susan “Anita” Ray of Bourbon, Missouri, Danny and wife Carol Thornhill of Salome, Arizona, Randall “David” Thornhill of New Mexico and Kathy Thornhill of St. James, Missouri; grandchildren; great grandchildren; great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
    Funeral service was held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri with Bro. John Ripley officiating.
    Interment followed at the St. James Cemetery, St. James, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.