Juanita Ruth Traxler, age 78 of Marion, died Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Grant Medical Center. She was born on September 26, 1934 to the late Lytle L. and Elsie M. (Snapp) Jefferson.
She worked as a custodian at the Morrow County Courthouse for several years.
Juanita is survived by 3 children: Penny (Ray) Koker of Hartsville, TN, Terry (Linda) Henson of Marion and Rodney (Ramona) Givens of Ashland; 6 grandchildren: Angie Young, Christoper Henson, Tommy Henson, Rashay Givens, Reegan Givens and Ridge Givens; 4 great-grandchildren: Cassie Smith, Kayla Smith, Nathan Brown and Joey Henson; 2 brothers, Bobby (Gwen) Jefferson of Cincinnati and Ronnie (Marilyn) Jefferson of Germantown, KY and 1 sister Mary Ann Doyle of Germantown, KY.
In addition to her parents, Juanita was preceded in death by her husband John Traxler and a grandson, John Smith.
Friends may call at Gompf Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 1:00 PM. Pastor Charles Bowling of the True Life Church will officiate and the burial will follow in Glendale Cemetery.
Those wishing to share a memory of Juanita or to express a condolence to her family may do so by visiting www.gompffh.com.
Published in The Morrow County Sentinel on Feb. 20, 2013