Juanice Joy Van Huss, 91
years young, of Greenville, died Monday, July 13, 2020 at her home. Private graveside services will be held.
Visitation will be Friday, July 17, 2020, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
Mrs. Van Huss was born in
Lone Oak, Texas on May 2, 1929. She was
the daughter of Coleman Wallace and Ura Roberson. She married James E. Van Huss on June 30,
1950 in Texarkana, Arkansas.
Juanice had a love for horses
and at the age of 19, she was Runner-up Rodeo Queen of Hunt County Rodeo. Even
though she was a homemaker most of her life, she kept a busy schedule with her
various clubs and committees. She volunteered 5 days a week for the past 30
years at the Hunt County Committee on Aging.
Through volunteering, she was a Finalist several years and 2005-2006
United Way of Hunt County Volunteer of the Year. She loved her seniors she cared for. Juanice
was an avid power walker for 30 years and in 1999 she was the winner of the Senior
Award 5K Miles for Meals run/walk. She
also walked in the Susan Komen, Race for the Cure for many years. In 2012, she received the Unsung Hero of Hunt
County, for making Hunt County a better place to live. She had a servants heart and loved helping
people, visiting the sick and cheering people up. She was a big Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers
fan and enjoyed playing 42 with her friends. Juanice was dependable and a loyal
friend, a wonderful wife, mom, sister, grandmother, aunt; and will be deeply
Survivors include her son,
Jimmy Van Huss; daughters, Joy Van Huss and Geraldine (Geri) King; brothers,
Wayne Wallace and Jack Wallace; and grandchildren, Cody King, Jimmy D.
“Scooter” Van Huss, Dusty King; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents,
husband, sister, Lois Crouch and brother, Hilton Wallace.
Memorials may be made to the
Creekside Church of Christ, where she was a member, 6115 Jack Finney Blvd.,
Greenville, Texas 75402.