Juanita Christine Winslow (Cummings) Born June 4, 1927
Entered into Rest on July 3, 2022 in Elk Grove, California
Juanita Christine Winslow of Elk Grove CA / Maynard AR passed away Sunday the 3rd of July, 2022. Juanita was born on June 4, 1927, in Lapile, Arkansas to John L Cummings and Zella Mae Cummings.
Juanita was raised with her family in Black Rock, Arkansas. When Juanita was a teenager, her father relocated to California along with her brother and younger sisters looking for jobs to make ends meet. She met her Husband while working the cotton fields in Fresno, CA and soon afterwards was married on June 10, 1952 and raised her 4 children in the Sacramento, California area.
Juanita is survived by her children, Tommy E. Winslow of Redding, California, Tina (Katrina) G. Jones (Winslow) of Elk Grove, California, Daughter-in-laws, Shirley Winslow, Gwyn Winslow-Hickinbotham, and Son-in-law, Chuck Jones.
Grandchildren: Daniel (Amber); Christina (Jeff); Timothy-TJ (Tara), Kent (Randi); Jeremiah (Holly); Joshua (Mikaela); Tiffany (Nathan); Matt, Andrea & Reginald (Shilah).
Great-Great Grand Daughter, Emilia Daian Woodard who was her 5th generation. All five generations were present to share her 95th birthday celebration.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas Jeremiah Winslow on 12/20/2017, Sons, Larry and Tim Winslow; brother John L. Cummings, sisters Kathryn Bolding, and Dorothy Osburn, Zella Mae Beaman, and Imogene Drum.
The day before Juanita passed, she was surrounded by her loving family; Son, Tommy & Daughter-in-law, Shirley, Grandson, Timothy (TJ) Stewart, his wife, Tara and 5 great grandkids, Moriah, Amara, Kayla, Savannah, and Caleb. Family members unable to be at her side called and let her know how much she was loved and how much she meant to them. She was surrounded by many family photos and a family quilt made by her Grandchildren in Arkansas.
On Juanita’s 95th birthday, June 4th , 2022, a celebration was held in Redding, CA at the Family Celebration Center. Many family members who she had not seen for many years attended to honor and celebrate her special day. Her baby sister, Patricia who she raised from a baby & husband Jerry Milligan traveled from Missouri to spend this special day with her.
Juanita was a devout Christian and a special mother / Grandmother / Aunt / Sister who loved her family. She was a wonderful and giving person to all who knew her. She will be missed but we know she is with Jesus and her family gone before her. Juanita’s legacy is her faith and love of Jesus and her family.
Juanita’s final resting place will be next to her husband at the Sutton Cemetery, Pocahontas, Arkansas. Celebration of Life - Will be held in Arkansas TBD.