HARRISONBURG, Va. — Juanita Baxter Timmons, 90, of Harrisonburg, Virginia, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at Sunnyside Retirement Community.

Mrs. Timmons was born Jan. 14, 1929, in Van Wert, Ohio, and was the daughter of the late William McKinley and Anna Overholt Baxter.

Juanita graduated from Ohio State University in 1952 and furthered her education at the University of Wisconsin. She taught Home Economics in Van Wert, Ohio, and later in Montclair, New Jersey. After seven years of teaching she married Robert B. Timmons, who survives her.

Throughout their marriage, Juanita and Robert lived in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Chester, Virginia. They lived for 37 years in Chester prior to moving to Sunnyside Retirement Community in 2016. They were blessed with six children, who survive her: C. Robin Timmons (Leonard Hamilton), David Timmons (Kelly), John Timmons (Melinda), William Timmons, Marianna Coleman (Nelson), and Alan Timmons (Christina). She is also survived by her much loved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her large extended family.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg with Pastor Tim Frost of Covenant Presbyterian Church, Harrisonburg, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund at Chester United Methodist Church, 12132 Percival St., Chester, VA 23831.

Condolences may be shared at kygers.com.