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Juanita Gaither

Juanita Gaither (Holland)

Tuesday, August 29th, 1939 - Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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A smile for all, a heart of gold, one of the finest this world could hold. Never selfish, always kind, these are the memories she leaves behind.
Mrs. Juanita Holland Gaither, was born in Statesville, North Carolina on August 29, 1939 and was the daughter of the late Lewis Henry Holland and Elizabeth Alexander Holland. She departed this life on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at the Gordon Hospice House in Statesville following an extended illness.
She attended Iredell County Schools and at one time also attended Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. Prior to her illness, she was employed by Thornet of Statesville, where she retired.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Jacquelilne “Jackie” Gaither Bailey; three brothers, Francis George Holland, William Holland and Henry Lewis Holland; four sisters, Lottie Turner, Esther Holland, Mary Lois Graham, and Mary Ramseur and a sister-in-law, Maggie Holland..
She leaves to cherish the memory of her life, three daughters, Sylvia Holland Costner of Statesville, Shelby Gaither Leazer and Judy Gaither Nesbit, both of Salisbury; two sons, Gary (Patricia) Gaither and Artis (Karen) Gaither, both of Statesville; two step-children, Keith Adams and Sherrie Adams, both of Statesville; two brothers, Jimmy (Tina) Holland and Jerry (Orian) Holland, both of Statesville; three sisters, Dorothy White, Ruth Turner and Lillian Holland, all of Statesville; a brother-in-law, Rodney Ramseur, Jr.; thirteen grandchildren, Eusheka Holland, George Holland, Derryck D. Turner, Tega Kaye Turner, Gary L. (Nadia) Gaither, Ebony Millsaps, Gavin Gaither, Jarod (Ana) Gill, Kendall (Erica) Gaither, Tandra (Duran) Allison, Taleighta Gaither, Tara Gaither, LaShon Gaither and Kelvin Leonard (Candace) Nesbitt; thirty-seven great grandchildren; twenty-four great great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at The Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. Reverend Dale Gibson is Pastor, Reverend Tyrone Redmond will officiate and Reverend Robert Ramseur will eulogize. Mrs. Gaither will remain at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home until taken to the church to lie in state at 12:30 p.m. Members of the family will receive friends at the church from 1:00 noon until 2:00 p.m., but will assemble at the residence at other times. Visit the Book of Memories for Mrs. Gaither at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Gaither family.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Chestnut Grove Baptist Church
    772 Cools Springs Road
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  • Service

    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 2:00pm
    Chestnut Grove Baptist Church
    772 Cools Springs Road
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    Rev. Dale Gibson
    Rev. Tyrone Redmond
    Reverend Robert Ramseur
  • Interment

    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 |
    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
    Belmont Cemetery
    Greenbriar Road
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Posted at 03:47pm
Our deepest sympathy to the family. May Jehovah the God of all comfort, comfort the family during this time. (2Corinthians 1:3,4) Our prayers are with you all. May you find comfort knowing that the day will come when we can see our Loved ones again when Jesus will resurrect them as is promised at John 5:28,29. May you all have peace. We love you.

Vanessa Clark- Cunningham

Posted at 07:24pm
May God's Grace show the family comfort and his Mercy show you understanding during this time. My deepest sympathies and prayers for the family.

Sam Rose

Posted at 11:08am
Sylvia, Shelby, Gary, Artie, Judy and Family,

I am so sorry to find it necessary to write a sympathy note regarding our Aunt Neet. I have known Aunt Neet all my life and lived in very close proximity to the family during my growing-up period. I have always found Neet to be a very gentle soul, caring and always concerned about the goings on in her family. She was sweet and quiet and always pleasant. I loved her dearly. I visited with her about a year ago and we sat, discussed family and old times. A wonderful visit, and now, an even more wonderful memory of my sweet Aunt Neet.

Family, Please rest assured knowing your Mother is with her Lord and Savior, also her (our) beloved Jacqueline. You will, as always, remain in our thoughts and prayers.

Be Blessed,
Cousins Butch and Thom

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