Juanita Ruth Voss
1/16/1916 - 10/11/2014

 

Juanita Voss

Juanita Ruth Andrews Voss went home to be with her Father on October 11, 2014 in McKinney, Texas.

A celebration of her life is scheduled for 2:00 pm, Wednesday with visitation at 1:00 pm, at the Johnston Street Church of Christ in Greenville, Texas under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home. Burial will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.

She was born January 16, 1916 to Conley Joseph and Eva Lena Ruth Andrews in Celeste, Texas.  She attended schools in Wolfe City and South Sulphur and Business College in Houston, Texas.  She was married to Gilbert Newell Voss of Sulphur Springs, Texas in 1935.  They celebrated their 70th anniversary in 2005.  She spent many years in different places traveling with her husband who was in the Air Force.  After 20 years he retired from the service, and they moved to Greenville and built their home there in 1954.

She taught Bible classes many years at Johnson Street Church of Christ where she was the church secretary for 31 years.  Her hobbies were baking cookies and piecing quilts.  She liked gardening and did a lot of canning.  She spent many years in charge of can goods at the Hunt County Fair.  She was a member of Home Education and Extension Club for 30 years.

She is survived by her son James Newell Voss and his wife Johnetta of Fairview, Texas, her two grandsons and their wives: Bradley and Shannon Voss, and Ashley and Ruth Ann Voss; and six great-grandchildren: Phoebe, Judson, Karis, Kamalyn, Arianna, and Kodah; her brother and sister-in-law Conley and Joyce Andrews and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents Conley and Eva Andrews, her husband Gilbert Voss (“The Handle Man”), her daughter-in-law Darlene Voss and her sister Hazel Turner and husband Swanzy.

Memorials may be made to the Darlene Voss Scholarship Fund, Abilene Christian University Gifts Record, ACU Box 29132, Abilene, Texas 79699-9132.

 




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