Juanita Blanche (Robinson) HovisMay 31, 1930 ~ January 8, 2018 (age 87)
HIGH POINT – Juanita Blanche Robinson Hovis died peacefully at High Point Regional Hospital in the early morning hours of January 8, 2018.
She was born May 31, 1930, in Gaston County and was the daughter of the late Frank and Clara Robinson. She was a resident of Westchester Manor in High Point. She retired from North State Telephone Company approximately 20 years ago. After her retirement, she enjoyed an active and fulfilling life volunteering through her church and community organizations such as Mobile Meals and High Point Regional Hospital. She was very active in her church as a member of the choir at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in High Point. She also enjoyed working part-time at Steinmart so that she could enjoy discounts on their fine ladies’ clothing.
She is predeceased by her husband, Henry G. Hovis, who died 25 years ago this month. She is also predeceased by her mother and father, Frank and Clara Robinson; her sister, Carolyn Kiser; and her brothers, Randy Robinson and Bobby Robinson.
She is survived by her six sisters, Vivian Lineberger, Faye Heller, Patsy Ritchie, Eleanor Abernathy, Geraldine Morris, and Judy Abernathy, who will dearly miss their older sister. She is also survived by her children, Richard Hovis and Karen Matheny and husband, Mike; five grandchildren, Dean Hovis, Ashley Hovis, Eric Hovis, Joy Matheny and Jamie Matheny; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018, from 12:00 to 2:00 PM at Emmanual Lutheran Church. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM with Pastor Jennifer Krushas officiating. Burial will follow at Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family on Juanita’s tribute page at www.cumbyfuneral.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1401 Heathcliff Road, High Point, NC 27262.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to all of the medical professionals in Guilford County who have helped in Juanita’s care since her retirement.
Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point is serving the Hovis family.
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
1401 Heathcliff Road, High Point NC 27262