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Restwood Funeral Home & Memorial Park

1038 West Plantation DR, Clute, TX

OBITUARY

Juanita Weatherly

August 26, 1928June 17, 2020
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Marion Juanita Barton Weatherly, 91, of Jones Creek, TX ran into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. She was born August 26th, 1928 in Garrison, TX, in Rusk County to Ezra Ester Barton and Minnie Odie Minter Barton.

She married the love of her life, Reggie Ray Weatherly on July 20th, 1945. They moved to Freeport, TX, where Reggie had a job at Dow Chemical. Their family started expanding fast. They had 6 girls and 1 boy. They both loved gardening. Reggie raised a garden and they fed their family out of and she raised gorgeous flowers that were admired.

Juanita was a huge Astros fan and when the game was on, she would tune it in and tune you out. Several times for different occasions, family members would take her to the games. She was there to see the Astrodome for its opening. Seeing the excitement in her face was awesome.

She was very witty and sharp up until the end. Watch out heaven, here she comes! She loved the Lord and loved to praise Him.

She is preceded in death by husband Reggie Ray Weatherly; children Patsy Rae Nugent, Barbara Sue Smith and James David Weatherly; grandson Steven Ray Weatherly; granddaughter Carol Denise Ellingson and great grandson Skylar Ray Ellingson; brothers John Lovis Barton, James Willis Barton, Willis Henry Barton, and sister Francis Alan Barr.

Juanita is survived by her 4 daughters, Sandra K. Watson (K.M.) of Jones Creek, Kathy Jean Pelham (Jerry) of Jones Creek, Janet Harrison (Paul) of Wild Peach and Lanita Polk (Lucky) of Lake Jackson; her son in law Curtis Smith of Wild Peach; sister Katie Elizabeth Espinoza (Ernest) of Carthage, TX; her grandchildren: Roger Ray Ellingson (Ann), Robert Nugent (Melissa), Dennis Ray Nugent (Karla), Darve Smith (Gena), Shawn Smith (Kelly), Trask Smith (Kimberly), Juanita Ann Weatherly, John Weatherly, Michael Weatherly, Justin Wright (Amber), Kelli Nelson (Matt) Jody Pelham (Diana) Stacy Hurst (Barry), Jason Pelham, Lonnie Bradley (Tammy), Michele Bradley, Coby Bradley (Lorena), Tosha Hatfield (Ron) and Dennis Polk (Jasmine); and many great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Serving as Pallbearers are, Roger Ellingson, Robert Nugent, Dennis Ray Nugent, Darve Smith, Shawn Smith, Trask Smith, John Weatherly, Michael Weatherly, Justin Wright, Jody Pelham, Jason Pelham, Lonnie Bradley, Coby Bradley, and Dennis Polk.

A visitation will be held at Restwood Funeral Home from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Monday June 22, 2020. A Celebration of Marion’s Life will be held at Restwood Funeral Home starting at 2:00pm on Tuesday June 23, 2020, followed by a graveside service.

To celebrate Juanita's life; the family requests that attendees wear a jersey or t-shirt of the, team she loved to root and cheer for; the Houston Astros.

  • FAMILY

  • She is survived by her 4 daughters, Sandra K. Watson (K.M.) of Joenes Creek, Kathy Jean Pelham (Jerry) of Jones Creek, Janet Harrison (Paul) of Wild Peach and Lanita Polk (Lucky) of Lake Jackson; her son in law Curtis Smith of Wild Peach; sister Katie Elizabeth Espinoza (Ernest) of Carthage, TX; her grandchildren: Roger Ray Ellingson (Ann), Robert Nugent (Melissa), Dennis Ray Nugent (Karla), Darve Smith (Gena), Shawn Smith (Kelly), Trask Smith (Kimberly), Juanita Ann Weatherly, John Weatherly, Michael Weatherly, Justin Wright (Amber), Kelli Nelson (Matt) Jody Pelham (Diana) Stacy Hurst (Barry), Jason Pelham, Lonnie Bradley (Tammy), Michele Bradley, Coby Bradley (Lorena), Tosha Hatfield (Ron) and Dennis Polk (Jasmine); and many great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Roger Ellingson
  • Robert Nugent
  • Dennis Ray Nugent
  • Darve Smith
  • Shawn Smith
  • Trask Smith
  • John Weatherly
  • Michael Weatherly
  • Justin Wright
  • Jody Pelham
  • Jason Pelham
  • Lonnie Bradley
  • Colby Bradley
  • Dennis Polk

Services

  • A Gathering to Share Memories

    Monday, June 22, 2020

  • A Celebration of Marion's Life

    Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Memories

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Jessica Lynn Weatherly Garza

June 25, 2020

Larry Cloud

June 20, 2020

I have many great memories growing up on 10th street. I am deeply saddened to hear of Ms. Juanita's passing, may my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain. I know she'll always be Loved and cherished in your hearts and memories forever. May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief.

Larry Cloud

Kelli Wright-Nelson

June 20, 2020

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Biography

She married the love of her life, Reggie Ray Weatherly on July 20th, 1945. They moved to Freeport, TX, where Reggie had a job at Dow Chemical. Their family started expanding fast. They had 6 girls and 1 boy. They both loved gardening. Reggie raised a garden and they fed their family out of and she raised gorgeous flowers that were admired.

Juanita was a huge Astros fan and when the game was on, she would tune it in and tune you out. Several times for different occasions, family members would take her to the games. She was there to see the Astrodome for its opening. Seeing the excitement in her face was awesome.

She was very witty and sharp up until the end. Watch out heaven, here she comes! She loved the Lord and loved to praise Him.