Funeral for Juanita Kilgore Aday, 86, of Decatur will be Saturday, March 3, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel with Roger Jenkins, Associate Pastor of Senior Adults officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Aday, who died Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Riverside Senior Living, was born January 8, 1926, in Decatur to Coleman Kilgore and Esther Peterson Kilgore. Juanita was an amazing wife, mother, friend and neighbor. She was a caregiver to anyone in need and never met a stranger. Juanita's calendar was full of birthdays and special occasions of people she had met through her lifetime, and all of them received cards and notes on their special day.
Her loving husband of 55 years, Harold K. Aday, preceded her in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Martha Aday Boogaerts of Shreveport, La., and Gloria Aday Jones (Macon) of Knoxville, Tenn.; one sister, Bettye Kilgore Jones (Mike); granddaughter, Julie Roberts Perry (Wesley); nephew, Michael Jones; and one great-grandson, William Roberts Perry.
Pallbearers will be Mike Aday, John Alexander, Macon Jones, Tom Pangle, Wesley Perry and Jim Roberts.
Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Alford, Aryin Briscoe, Lee Johnson, Mike Jones and Billy Smith.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church Senior Ministry or to a charity of your choice .