Juanita (Jackie) Raymond, age 87, of Millerton, Pennsylvania, passed away on Nov. 29, 2019. Jackie was born to Leon Jackson and Flossie Wakely Jackson Lawton and raised by her grandmother, Edith Jackson Beach, in Wetona, Pennsylvania.

Jackie was proud to be the SRU Valedictorian for the Class of 1950 and remained close to her classmates. Music was a highlight in Jackie’s life. She enjoyed singing, playing keyboard and harmonica, dancing (while physically able), and listening to music of various genres. Jackie valued time with family and friends and loved playing card games, camping, and sports. She was a member of the Millerton United Methodist Church.

Jackie is survived by daughters, Bonnie (Harold) Kendall Bailey, Yvonne (Robert) Kendall Johnson; grandchildren, Erica (Dutch) McLaughlin, Mathew (Kristine) Bailey, Melissa Arslan, Noah (Jamie) Arslan; great-grandchildren, Bailey McLaughlin, Kendall McLaughlin, Kenzie Petersheim, Brady Petersheim, Claire Bailey, Mia McLaughlin, Jackson Bailey; brother, Ronald (Janet) Jackson; sister, Sandra Rugar; step-children, Laurence (Cheryl) Raymond, Marcia Raymond, Michael Raymond and Jeff (Minoli) Raymond.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, L. Wayne Kendall (1974), Duane Beach (1985), William Raymond (2016); sister, Wilma J. Nichols (2013).

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at the Millerton United Methodist Church, 5443 Main St., Millerton, Pennsylvania. Betsy Huels, pastoral leader, will be officiating. A private committal service will be held at a later date.

Memorials in Juanita’s (Jackie’s) name may be made to the Millerton United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 177, Millerton, Pennsylvania.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 1093 West Main St., Troy, PA 16947. Send online condolences to VickeryFH.com.

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