Obituary for Juanita Glass

Ponca City Now - March 12, 2016 12:00 am

Juanita Glass

(October 13, 1924 – March 11, 2016)

Juanita Glass of Blackwell, Oklahoma passed away on Friday, March 11, 2016 at the Hillcrest Manor Nursing Home in Blackwell at the age of 91 years.

Juanita Maxine Glass was born in Blackwell, Oklahoma on October 13, 1924 to Robert Anderson Lewis and Vida Marie (Davis) Glass. Juanita attended Blackwell Public Schools, and graduated from Blackwell High School in 1941. She then went on to marry the late John J. Glass, and together they raised three sons, and two daughters.

Juanita worked for Boeing Air Craft Company in Wichita for 11 years, as well as the Hillcrest Nursing Home in Blackwell for several years. She spent a majority of her career working for Blackwell Public Schools as a part of the janitorial staff. Juanita loved doing crossword puzzles, crocheting, and taking care of her family. When her children were young she enjoyed attending all of their sporting events, especially their baseball games.

Juanita is survived by her brother; Robert Eugene Lewis of St. Louis, Missouri, her three sons; Bill Glass and wife Mary, of Blackwell, Oklahoma, Rudy Glass, and wife Debbie of Blackwell, and Chuck Glass of Wichita, Kansas, her daughter; Karen Schrader and husband Gary of Grove, Oklahoma, 15 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her grandparents, Frank and Osa Wannah Davis, her husband, John J. Glass, her daughter Terry Annabelle Buck, and two grandsons; Billie and Tyrone Glass.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2016 in the Roberts and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Blackwell with Rev. Cap McIlnay officiating. Burial will follow in the Blackwell Cemetery.

Casketbearers will be Chris Glass, Garrick Glass, Garth Glass, Gabe Glass, Brent Glass, and Billie Glass.

Honorary casketbearers will be BJ Buck, Levi Glass, Johnny Glass, and Tony Stout.

A memorial has been established in her honor with the American Cancer Society c/o Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 120 W. Padon, Blackwell, Oklahoma 74631.