Schmitz Funeral Home – Juanita Maxine Gray, 89, Farmington


Juanita Maxine Gray, 89, of Farmington, Iowa, passed away at 11:44 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2019, at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, Iowa. 

Born July 22, 1929, in LuRay, Missouri, the daughter of Roy and Lula (Cochenour) Frazier. In 1962, she married Ronald Gray in Kahoka, Missouri, he preceded her in death on February 1, 1996.

Survivors include her four children: Teresa (Richard) Kearns of Kahoka, Missouri; Cheryl Jess of Fort Madison, Iowa; Linda Morris Cook of Fairfield, Iowa, Larry (Judy) Gray of Farmington, Iowa and Terra (Chris) Pohren (a granddaughter whom she raised as her own child) of Farmington, Iowa. Also surviving are several grandchildren, great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Ronald; one daughter: Nancy Glenn; one son: Richard Morris and one grandson: Jesse Morris.
Juanita enjoyed cooking, she would often cook Sunday and Holiday dinners to share with her family. She also enjoyed shopping, eating sweets and loved her cop shows. Most of all, Juanita loved spending time with her family.
Friends may call from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington, Iowa.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March, 17, 2019,  at Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington.
A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington,
Burial will be held at Athens Cemetery, Athens, Missouri.
Memorials have been established in her memory.

Schmitz Funeral Home of Farmington is assisting the family with arrangements. On-line condolences to the family may be made at

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