CANTON — Nina Juanita Earley, 80, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at the Brian Center of Waynesville.
A native and current resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late George William and Carrie Garren Earley. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by a great niece, Crystal Anderson.
She retired from Bartlett Brothers plumbing as an office manager. Juanita was an avid reader and was a huge NASCAR fan, having attended numerous NASCAR races during her lifetime. She enjoyed crocheting and held a special place in her heart for her cats.
She is survived by two sisters, Janice Anderson and her husband, David, of Canton and Jane Killian and her husband, Bob, of Buford, Georgia; two nephews, John Anderson and his wife Renée, Mike Killian and his wife, Lydia; niece, Amy Wilson and her husband, Jonathan; two great nieces and four great nephews.
At Juanita’s request, no services are planned. Wells Funeral Home of Canton is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Haywood County Library. Donate a book in Juanita’s memory, 11 Pennsylvania Avenue, Canton, NC 28716.
For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at www.wellsfuneralhome.com