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Juanita Niswonger

The family of Juanita May Niswonger invites friends to a memorial visitation Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. A memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. The Rev. Randy Riley will officiate. Juanita was privately laid to rest next to her husband, Dallas, at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. The family asks that all unvaccinated guests please wear face masks.

Juanita passed away March 11, 2021.

Loving survivors include three sons, Lynn (Janie) Niswonger and Robert (Julie) Niswonger, both of Ocala, FL, and Don (Judy) Niswonger of Jackson, seven grandchildren, Laura (Brian) Arthur, Amy (Rich) Lucy, Nicole Parker, Michelle (Jen) Sims and David, Geoffrey, and Jared Niswonger, 12 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and one sister, Dorothy Taylor of Lynchburg, VA. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Dallas, her parents, Charles B. and Grace M. Moore Criddle and two brothers, Charles W. “Bill” Criddle and David Lee Criddle.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to the church or charity of choice.

Jay Forness covers education, county government and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Jackson for the past five years. He can be reached at

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