Mrs. Juanita Blackwell Klutz, 87, of Kernersville drew her last breath early Sunday morning February 3rd 2019 at Piney Grove Nursing and Rehab. She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years James Edward Klutz in 1990. The daughter of Henry Clyde Blackwell and Laura Inez Martin she was born February 27th, 1931 in Westminster SC.
She was a homemaker and mother the majority of her life, adopting and raising a daughter; and then later in life adopting and raising her granddaughter. She was a beloved friend and neighbor to all those who knew her. She rarely met a stranger and despite her lack of formal education she was smart and creative. She was an animal lover, talented gardener and well-respected cook. She developed a talent for coloring in her later years and proudly shared her artwork when given the chance.
Surviving is her sister, Margaret Solomon; two daughters, Sandra Jean Padilla & Maria Juanita Patrick; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and her beloved dog, Precious.
A memorial service will be held in her honor to celebrate her life at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church in Kernersville on Sunday February 10th. Visitation with family will be at 2pm and the service will follow at 3pm.