May 10, 1920 – October 30, 2019
Juanita Hardaway, age 99, passed away peacefully on October 30th, 2019. She was born May 10, 1920 in Hartley County, northwest of Amarillo, Tx. Juanita was a devoted servant in the Northwest Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. She was active as a pastor's wife and a Diaconal Minister. Her focus was Christian education of children and youth in local churches. She was a long-time member of First United Methodist Church Lubbock. Being raised as a farm girl, Juanita passionately enjoyed gardening and working outdoors. Her children and grandchildren would say she was the hardest working person they have ever known.
Juanita was preceded in death by Cecil, her husband of 70 years, her youngest daughter, Deborah Britt, sister Nathalee Clark; and grandson, Kyp Hardaway. Surviving family members include son, Royce and wife, Gayle; son, Henry and wife, Rozelle; daughter, Janice Welch and husband Terry; brother, Harold Ham and wife Evelyn; sister, Jean Wolfe; seven grandchildren; and twenty-four great great grandchildren.
The family would like to extend their appreciation to the caregivers and staff at Wedgewood South Assisted Living Center for four years of loving care.
Juanita's family will receive visitors Sunday afternoon, November 3rd from 4:30-5:30 pm at Resthaven Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 4th at 1:00 pm at Resthaven.
- Visitation Sunday, November 3, 2019
- Funeral Service Monday, November 4, 2019
November 2, 2019
I loved Juanita so much. She was my neighbor and my source of wisdom as I tried to make my failing marriage work. She held me up when I couldn’t stand on my own and I saw her do that countless times for others. She was my role model for how Christians really live.