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Juanita Kindred

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[April 13, 2010]  ATLANTA -- Juanita LaVerne Kindred, 83, of Atlanta, died Monday, April 12, 2010, at 6:20 p.m. at her home.

Her funeral will be at noon Saturday at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta, with Maurice Stribling officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery.

Mrs. Kindred retired from General Electric after 33 years with the company.

She was born on Oct. 2, 1926, in Lincoln. Her parents were Donald C. and Nelva Wise Menzel. She married Arthur "Ed" Edward Kindred on Feb. 2, 1945, in Atlanta. He preceded her in death on Oct. 8, 2009.

She is survived by one daughter, Betsy (and Eric) Shifflet of Waynesville; two granddaughters, Erica (and Mike) Roehm of Bloomington and Andrea Shifflet (and Jim Rhoades) of Galesburg; one sister, Bettie J. (and Don) Turner of Atlanta; and one brother, Donald C. (and Kay) Menzel Jr. of Tampa, Fla.

She was a member of Atlanta Christian Church.

She was a 1944 graduate of Atlanta High School.

Juanita loved to travel with family, visiting Europe, Hawaii and Florida. She was an avid bicyclist and golfer and spent much of her time playing cards with friends. She will be remembered for her carefree spirit and devotion to her family.

Memorials may be made to Atlanta Rescue Squad or Friends of the Atlanta Museum, P.O. Box 166, Atlanta, IL 61723.

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