Juanita McQueen Mackey, age 76, of 211 Milton Brown Heirs Road, Boone, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.
Juanita was born August 25, 1936, in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Ebb and Mollie Grimes McQueen. She was a retired showroom designer for Broyhill Furniture and a proud caregiver for the elderly.
Juanita is survived by two daughters, Lora M. Skattebo of Boone, and Paula M. Ketchum of Boone; two granddaughters, Mariah Skattebo and Alonha Juanita Ketchum, both of Boone; two grandsons, Duwan Mackey and Damien Mackey, both of Boone, and two great-grandsons, Darius Mackey and Dalton Mackey, both of Boone.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Bertha Horton, and two brothers, Jack McQueen and Richard Grimes.
Funeral services for Juanita McQueen Mackey will be conducted Saturday afternoon, February 16, 2013, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend Juanita Melton and Reverend Roger Horton. Burial will follow in Clarissa Hill Cemetery in Boone.
The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mackey family, in care of Hampton Funeral Service, Inc. 683 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.
Online condolences may be sent to the Mackey family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.