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Juanita J. Burch

Juanita J. Burch, 93, of Blooming Grove, passed away Sunday morning, March 11, 2018, at Millers Merry Manor in Rushville.

The last of nine children of Isaiah and Mary M. Jennings Anderson, Juanita was born on June 4, 1924, in Laurel County, Kentucky.

On December 30, 1939, Juanita married Walker Burch in Metamora, Indiana and they resided in Franklin County, Indiana where they farmed until Mr. Burch retired in 1971. Mr. Burch passed away on June 18, 1982.

For many years, Juanita was also employed at Schnadig Corporation in Rushville.

She was a devoted member of Everton Southern Baptist Church and in her leisure time enjoyed sewing and spending time with her family.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Ann (Fred) Barnes of Blooming Grove and Thelma Turner of Connersville; four grandchildren, Sherry Burgdoerfer of Everton, Teresa (Gary) Ledford of Shelbyville, Tammy (Jay) Hurst of Rushville, and Joey (Tina) Barnes of Rushville; thirteen great-grandchildren; fourteen great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Besides her husband of 42 years, Juanita is preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Walter Anderson, James Anderson, Orville Anderson, Isaiah Anderson, Jr.; and four sisters, Bertha Rieselman, Grace Burch, Ruth Anderson, and Nell Anderson; a grandson, Thomas “Skip” Turner.

Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Everton Southern Baptist Church, 3642 S State Road 1, Everton, Indiana. Reverend Rob Edwards will officiate. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Brookville. Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to Everton Southern Baptist Church, and online condolences can be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.