Juanita Ilene Noe, age 82 of Beardstown, died Tuesday, June 22, 2021 in her home.
She was born September 13, 1938 in Beardstown, the daughter of Eddie and Cynthia Surratt Maltby. She married Gary C. Noe on July 15, 1987 and he survives.
She is also survived by two children Melissa “Missy” (husband Mike “Wally) Meyer and Christopher Dodds both of Beardstown; three grandchildren Jason Meyer, Paige (husband Austin) Feigl, and Lexi Jo Dodds; a great grandson Easton; one sister Shirley Moore of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Cynthia in infancy, a grandson Matthew Meyer, a sister Bertha Jane Clements, and a brother Hazen Maltby.
Juanita graduated from Beardstown High School in the class of 1957. She retired from the IRS for the State of Illinois and as Postmaster for USPS in Meredosia. Juanita was a member of Beardstown Church of the Nazarene. She liked going to Hardees with her girls group and traveling. She never missed her grandkids extracurricular activities. Her vibrant personality would light up any room and she will be greatly missed by all.
Funeral services will be held at Noon Friday, July 2, 2021 at Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown. The family will meet with friends from 10:30 AM until the time of services at the memorial home. Private family burial will be held in the Beardstown City Cemetery.
Memorials have been suggested to Cass/Schuyler Area Hospice or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Condolences may be left online at www.cowellmemoiralhome.com or on Facebook at Colwell Memorial Home.