Juanita Thomas Roberts|
1932 ~ 2014
Juanita Thomas Roberts passed away peacefully on May 23, 2014 in Provo Utah, after a battle with cancer.
She was born August 25, 1932 to Ethel and Leon Buell Thomas. She married her sweetheart Glen Allen Roberts on July 14, 1956. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on December 10, 1964.
Juanita loved people and included everyone. More than just her children called her Mom or Grandma. She enjoyed making quilts, doing puzzles, playing bingo and being with her family. She worked many years at Provo High School as a lunch lady where she made many lifelong friendships.
Juanita was preceded in death by her parents, her sweetheart Glen, and her daughter Odessa Smith.
She is survived by her children Sherol Smith, Morgan J (Susan) Roberts, Robin G (Juleah) Roberts, Ann (Roger) Davis, Linda Spotts and Glenna Blackburn, 24 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the Slate Canyon 4th Ward Chapel, 715 South Utah Avenue, Provo, Utah. Friends may call at the Berg Mortuary of Provo, 185 East Center Street, Tuesday from 6-8:00 p.m. and at the church Wednesday from 9:30-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment, Provo City Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent online at www.bergmortuary.com.
The family would like to thank the staff of Cove Point Retirement Center and Valeo Hospice for their loving care and devotion.
Published in Deseret News on May 25, 2014