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Juanita G. Powell
April 22, 1945 ~ May 21, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Age 78, of East Sparta, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2023. She was born April 22, 1945 in Glendale, WV, a daughter of the late Vernon and Virginia (Shaw) Tyler, and had been an East Sparta resident over 35 years. Juanita was a 1963 graduate of Fairless High School. She was retired from Tri-Division Ambulance where she was an Advanced EMT, previously working for the Stark County Attention Center and also Mercy Medical Center.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Rodney Tyler and a great-grandson, Lucas Rhodes. Juanita is survived by her husband, John R. Powell, with whom she celebrated their 35th Wedding Anniversary Dec. 26th last year; one daughter and one son, Jennifer (Scott) Strebel and James (Therese) Penland; two step-children, Angela (Carlos) Rogers and Greg (Jamie) Powell; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters and two brothers, Patricia (Steve) Abel, Deanna (Thomas) Torch, Vernon (Bonnie) Tyler, and Carl (Suzie) Tyler, and a sister-in-law, Patricia Tyler.
Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Canton Baptist Temple with Pastor JakeTovissi officiating. Friends and family may call Friday 1-2 p.m. at the church before the service. Interment will be in East Union Lawn Cemetery in Navarre. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Juanita’s memory may be made the Canton Baptist Temple Missions Offering or Camp CHOF. Condolences may be made to: www.gordonfuneralhomes.com