Ruby Juanita Agerton

September 24, 1927March 5, 2018
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Ruby Juanita Agerton, 90, of Strong, passed away Monday, March 5, 2018, at Timberlane Health and Rehab Center in El Dorado, AR. She was born September 24, 1927, in Urbana, AR, to Laura and Biggs Webb.

She was a homemaker, a member of Green Grove Chapel and a wonderful cook. She loved the Lord, going to church, her family and cooking for them.

Preceding her in death are her husband, Billy Agerton, one sister, Peggy Nash, her parents; and two great, great grandchildren, Easton Rhodes and Rosalyn Agerton.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Agerton (Cherry), Jerry Agerton (Sandy); one daughter, Kay Cain (Micky) all of Strong; seven grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; and ten great, great grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Green Grove Chapel.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Green Grove Chapel with Colby Agerton, Shamgar Deatherage, and Ricky Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Green Grove Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors.

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  • Jay Agerton
  • Kyle Agerton
  • Chris Cain
  • Colton Cain
  • Clay Rhodes
  • Coty Bradford
  • Ethan Harvey
  • Clark Hammons


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Ruby Juanita Agerton

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Pamela Woodley

March 8, 2018

Cortney, I'm so sorry for you and your family loss. I know how much you loved your Meemaw and Pawpaw, I feel as if I know them, by the way you're always talking about them. I'm sending my Sincere Condolences to you and your family, you all are in my prayers...RIP Meemaw❤❤

Mike Burson

March 7, 2018

Kay, I am so sorry about Juanita. I have so many fond memories of being around her in the house at Urbana.

Nelda & Ralph Williams

March 6, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Tammy Nash Roberson

March 5, 2018

Kay, Gary, Jerry and family,
God blessed my life with a loving and caring Juanita!!! My 2nd mom!!! She loved with her whole heart. She was devoted to her Lord, family, and others. I can’t help but giggle each time I think of Juanita. Remember our shopping trip and Juanita came out and got in the wrong car!!! We almost didn’t get her out of the car!!!! She kept saying, “Now Peggy Nell I know you just trying to trick me!” Love and prayers for you all!!



      To Ruby Juanita Agerton, the entire world was a stage. An expressive, optimistic, and uninhibited individual. To everyone around her, she seemed to be eternally happy, and she willingly shared that joy with anyone whose life she touched. For Juanita, bringing out the best in any situation was as easy as offering a smile, a witty remark or the twinkle of an eye. And with just those simple gestures, she could evoke the most pleasant of emotions. Juanita really mastered the art of living and had great fun in doing so.

      Juanita was born on September 24, 1927 at At home in Urbana,Arkansas. Her parents were Laura and Biggs Webb. Juanita was raised in and around Urbana and Lawson. Even as a child, Ruby had the ability to lift the spirits of all those around her. She was raised to be warm, caring and friendly. She couldn’t help but capture everyone’s attention. She was definitely a little bit of a show off, but in doing so, she succeeded in entertaining her entire family.

      Always a good playmate, Juanita was easygoing and fun loving. She managed to lighten the mood wherever she was, even during family squabbles. She seemed to have a knack for bringing compromise and erasing tense situations around the house. Due to a generous dose of common sense, Juanita managed to find a satisfying solution to basic problems. Juanita was raised with one sister, Peggy Nash.

      The gift of being emotionally expressive and outwardly affectionate made Juanita very easy to approach. On April 15, 1946 Juanita exchanged wedding vows with Colvin Reed {Billy} Agerton at at Mr. Pratts house of Urbana. She tried hard not to impose on her spouse. She was always sensitive to other people’s feelings, and that was especially true in marriage.

      Perhaps the reason Juanita related so well to children was the fact that she never really completely grew up herself. The ability to be just a “kid at heart” helped her in raising her own children. Juanita was blessed with three children, One daughter,Kay Two sons, Gary and Jerry. They were also blessed with seven, Kim,Chris,Ange,Heath,Summer,Storey,and Jay. Juanita had the ability to focus her attention on the present moment. If she was spending time with the kids, that’s where all of her attention was directed. Juanita's compassionate side prevented her from being a strict disciplinarian, and she could turn just about any situation into a playful, learning experience. She could spend hours entertaining them with fun and creative play. In fact, Juanita had a knack for turning some of those nasty old chores into games.

      Juanita enjoyed her leisure time by taking part in various things. Her favorite pursuits were going to church,cooking and visiting. Juanita was content to enjoy her life alone but was also willing to share her life with others.

      Vested with a deep concern for spiritual development, Juanita recognized that her faith was important to her throughout her life. She was a member of Green Grove Chapel. During that time, she was a song leader and a leader where ever she was needed. She was a prayer warrior.

      Juanita passed away on March 5, 2018 at Timber Ridge Nursing Home in El Dorado,Ar. Juanita lived a good long life but died by an anuresium. She is survived by children,Kay,Gary and Jerry. Services were held at GreenGrove Chapel. Juanita was laid to rest in GreenGrove Cementery.

      Juanita brought joy to all of those around her. She never had a mean bone in her body. She loved to have a good time and was an eternal optimist, always looking on the bright side of things. She loved to share her energy, wit, and her zest for all of her activities with her friends and family. Juanita Agerton lived life to its fullest and made everyone around her happier just for knowing her. She will be remembered with a smile.