OBITUARY

Juanita Eubank McCain

October 19, 1922September 27, 2020

Juanita Jeanette McCain (nee Eubank) age 97 died on September 27, 2020, in Jacksonville, Florida. Mrs. McCain (Nita) was born on October 19, 1922, in Bowdenville, Tennessee, the daughter of Edward Anthony Eubank and Mattilee Bowden Eubank. She attended high school in Henry, Tennessee. She and James Robert McCain, Sr. (Jim) were married on August 1, 1945, while Jim, who had recently served under Gen. George Patton in Germany and Austria, was waiting to be deployed to the Pacific. After Jim was graduated from medical school, the couple moved to Jacksonville. Nita was a life-long member of the Church of Christ; her Christian faith and her family were her life and delight. She volunteered her time and efforts to various charitable organizations, including working at historic Brewster Hospital, teaching Bible classes to female inmates at the Florida Women’s Reception Center, and serving with the St. Vincent’s Women Auxiliary and the Wolfson’s Children’s Auxiliary. She is survived by her children, Jim Jr., Stephen (Cindy), and Bronwyn Benoit (Bob), grandchildren Josiah McCain (Tonya), Julie Shaw (Gabe), Nicole Benoit, Katie Benoit, and Emily McCain, and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by Jim after nearly 69 years of marriage. Internment will be private for immediate family at the Jacksonville National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Community Hospice and Palliative, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32257.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, October 1, 2020

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Melody Miller

September 29, 2020

I’ll always remember ms nita as I’ve worked with her over the past three months ! I’ll never forget to learn the rest of “Amazing Grace” as we sang together 3x a day . And I’ll never forget how she always loved her oatmeal hot for breakfast. And loved the spunk she had because we go on Nitas time and Nitas time only lol. I’ve learned a lot and became closer to God and learned a lot over the months from the motherly figure she’s allowed . Also appreciate all her children and grandchildren for giving me the opportunity to gain a lovely connection with their mother and grandmother .. may she rest in paradise and dwell in the house of the Lord .

-Grace

melanie powers

September 29, 2020

I met Ms. Nita, as I called her, over three years ago at Brookdale. I immediately saw her strong Christian faith, her love of family and for those around her. She was faithful to attend the church services we provided every Sunday and always brought her wisdom and humor with her. I count it a privilege to call her my friend. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her, but we also rejoice for her graduation and heavenly reward. My sincere condolences to her family.
Love and Prayers,
Melanie Powers

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