Juanita's Story

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Juanita "Nita" Abarnese Garland-Roundtree was born on March 26, 1938 to Eugene Garland Sr. and Martha Trutlin Garland in Thomas County, Georgia. She graduated from Ochlocknee High School in 1957. She held an undergraduate degree from Fort Valley State College and a master's degree from Florida A&M University (FAMU). On December 21, 1968, Juanita married the love of her life, Frank Roundtree. Juanita was an educator for over 31 years before retiring in 1993. She departed this life on July 14, 2017 at Coffee Regional Medical Center in Douglas. She will have two funerals the first at 11 a.m., July 19, 2017 at Gaines Chapel AME in Douglas, Georgia and the second on July 20 at Hadley CME Church in Thomasville, Georgia. The repass will be held after both services. Harrell's Funeral Home, 400 E. Cherry St., Douglas
Published on July 18, 2017
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