Juanita H. Cronin

December 2, 1926June 9, 2020
Obituary of Juanita H. Cronin
Juanita Helton Cronin, 93, of Columbus, GA, passed away on June 9, 2020. A graveside service for Juanita will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Parkhill Cemetery with Pastor Bud Rupel and Pastor Paul Thomas officiating. She was born on December 2, 1926 in Columbus, GA, to the late Gordon Willis Helton and Mary Ellen Helton. Mrs. Cronin married William Cronin, and they spent 43 cherished years together before his passing. Juanita was a homemaker and loved decorating. She attended Evangel Temple of Columbus, GA and First Assembly of Phenix City, AL. She loved reading her bible and growing closer with the Lord Jesus Christ. Juanita was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Cronin; daughter, Donna Syracuse; and son, Fred Cronin. Mrs. Cronin is survived by daughter-in-law, Cindy Cronin Wheeler; grandchildren, Heather Syracuse, Jennifer Syracuse, Nicholas Syracuse, Anna Lomax (Derek) and Jonathan Cronin (Jessica); great grandchildren, Miya Lynch, and Mallory Acker; siblings, Bobbie H. Barron, and Rudolph Helton (Darlene); and two nieces, Stacy Short and Cindy Wilson Bennett. To leave an online condolence to the family, please visit our website at

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  • Cindy Cronin Wheeler Daughter-in-law
  • Heather Syracuse Grandchild
  • Jennifer Syracuse Grandchild
  • Nicholas Syracuse Grandchild
  • Anna Lomax (Derek) Grandchild
  • Jonathan Cronin (Jessica) Grandchild
  • Miya Lynch Great-Grandchild
  • Mallory Acker Great-Grandchild
  • Bobbie H. Barron Sibling
  • Rudolph Helton (Darlene) Sibling
  • Stacy Short Niece
  • Cindy Wilson Bennett Niece
  • Gordon Willis Helton Father (deceased)
  • Mary Ellen Helton Mother (deceased)
  • William Cronin Husband (deceased)
  • Donna Syracuse Daughter (deceased)
  • Fred Cronin Son (deceased)

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

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