Juanita Nolen, 99, Carrier Mills, passed away Thursday evening, April 11, 2013, at the home of her son, Bill Nolen, in Carrier Mills.
Juanita was born in Peoria on June 26, 1913, to the late Amon and Ethel Smith Jones. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Carrier Mills and retired from the former A.L. Bowen Center of Harrisburg. She was married on June 22, 1938, to Dale Nolen and he preceded her in death on May 24, 1997.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Sue Nolen of Carrier Mills; three grandchildren, Clay and Lori Nolen of Carrier Mills, Britt and Michelle Nolen of Carrier Mills, Neal and Suzie Nolen of Vienna; eight great-grandchildren, Brittian Nolen, Brea Nolen, Logan Nolen, Clayton Nolen, Taylor Nolen, Zack Gulley and Jeffrey Gulley; two great-great-grandchildren, London Feazel, and Maddox Gulley; one sister, Virginia Stokes of Broughton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and two sisters, Madeline Horn and Celesta O'Neal.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at the Absher-Nicholson Funeral Home in Carrier Mills where friends may call after 9 a.m. on Saturday. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery. The preferred choice of remembrance is memorials to the First Baptist Church Building Fund in lieu of flowers. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.