Juanita Marie Eason Graham
Juanita Marie Eason Graham, born June 25, 1964, to Donald and Flora Eason of Webster Groves MO. Out of the eight children, Juanita was the sixth child and the first girl.
Juanita was proceeded in death by Flora Eason, Donald Eason Sr., Michael Eason, Donald Eason Jr., Martin Eason Sr. and Christina Eason.
Juanita attended Douglas Elementary School, Hixon Junior High School and Webster Groves High School graduating in 1982. She thoroughly enjoyed high school and was an active member of her school’s Pom Pom Squad. Juanita attended Harris-Stowe and Maryville University, graduating in 2011 with a degree in Psychology. Juanita’s love for education and a desire to help others, especially the young, led to a career in Child Care and later, Early Childhood Education, for 18 years at the Walter Ambrose Family Center. During her many years working at the center Juanita’s passion for teaching and children was evident in her everyday life. This love and commitment helped her form many lasting relationships.
On December 27, 2003, Juanita married Mr. Dennis Graham of Gary Indiana. Their union is a powerful reminder of what true love is and the power it can have on our lives every day.
Juanita was a member of the First Baptist Church of Webster Groves. Being a life long member of the Webster Groves community she joined the church in 1997. Again, her love for children was evident with her involvement with Sunday School and Vacation Bible School.
Juanita is survived by her husband Dennis Graham, her brothers Alfred (Lynne), Mark (Tidia) and Gregory (Kim). Her nieces and nephews, Blair, Mark James, Erin, Martin Jr., Anthony, Reed, Andrew, Kelly, Ciera, Jennifer, Nicholas, Dominique, Courtney, Nicole, great nieces, Skylar, Thailee, Zephaniah and Mia. Cousins Leroy (Antoinette), Marilyn, Penny, Judah, Tekoa, Craig and her best friend Loretta Givens and Juanita’s godson Antoine and a host of friends and loved ones.
The sunset of a beautiful life, called home by her Father on March 28, 2020.