Updated: Thu 2:02 PM, Jan 24, 2013
Funeral Home: J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel
Juanita Crowder Douglas, 86, of Bowling Green, entered into rest Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at The Medical Center.
A native of Edmonson County, she was the daughter of the late Oran and Delia Whobrey Crowder. She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Oran Crowder Jr. and Glendon Crowder; and two sisters, Oleta Cherry and Zora Mae Crowder.
Juanita is survived by her husband of 67 years, James E. Douglas; two daughters, Sharon Douglas of Bowling Green and Brenda Mulé (Chuck) of Chesapeake, Va.; two sons, Mike Douglas (June) and Roger Lane Douglas (Vickie), both of Bowling Green; seven grandchildren, Jon Kirby (Jennifer) of Orlando, Fla., Nicole Benitez (Cesar) of Virginia Beach, Va., Rich DuBose (Elizabeth) of Aberdeen, Md., Brian Cayton of Jacksonville, Fla., Chris Douglas (Brandy) of Cincinnati, Tim Douglas of New York City and Ben Douglas of Bowling Green; a stepgrandson, Peyton Mulé (Cassidy) of Virginia Beach, Va.; six great-grandchildren, Danielle Kirby of Orlando, Fla., Addison, Emmerson and Graeson DuBose, all of Aberdeen, Md., and Chole and Phiona Douglas of Cincinnati; and a great-stepgrandson, Kyler Benitez of Virginia Beach, Va.
Juanita was a member of Greenwood Baptist Church and retired as a quality inspector for Cutler Hammer/Eaton Corp. in 1991. She loved to fish and be outdoors. She would feed the birds in her yard her leftover biscuits. Juanita loved to travel with her husband. Anyone who ever knew Juanita would describe her as “sweet” and “loving.”
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at J. C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the funeral hour at 11 a.m.