Juanita McDaniel Jamison

Juanita McDaniel Jamison

Juanita McDaniel Jamison, 89, of Dermott, passed away September 25, 2020.

She was born in Dermott on December 9, 1930 to the late Willie McDaniel and Mary Stracener McDaniel.

She was a 1948 graduate of Dermott High School where she graduated as salutatorian of her class. She was also a 1981 graduate of UAM Nursing School and an LPN.

After years of nursing, working at Dermott Hospital until its closure, the Dermott City Nursing Home and the McGehee Hospital she retired. Even after retirement she still was a caregiver to many family members and church members.

Juanita was a member of Temple Baptist Church where she served many years as a teacher, helped with Bible School and served on various committees. She loved flower gardening, sewing and cooking.

Other that her parents, she was preceded in death by her three sisters, Genevia Rushing of Sheridan, Syble Calhoun of Monticello, and Diane Morphis of Monticello.

Survivors include daughter, Mary Ann (Jim Bob) Johnson of Dermott; son, Billy (Stacia) Jamison of McGehee; grandchildren, Lindsey (Cody) Long, Lacey (Mike) Mangum, Drew (Kirbi) Jamison and Jamie Ward; her six beloved great-grandchildren, Joshua Ward, Aubrey Jamison, Jillian Pacheco, Landon Long, Charlie Hammans and Holland Mangum.

Graveside services will be held Sunday, September 27 at 2 p.m. at Dermott Cemetery in Dermott with Rev. Bobby Franklin officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Temple Baptist Church, P.O. Box 327, Dermott, AR 71638.