Juanita Loflin Hunt Winslow, 98, of Jackson Creek, passed away July 5, 2023 after a long and well-lived life. She was born December 15, 1924 to the late Sam Loflin and Pallie Nance Loflin in Randolph County. She graduated from Farmer High School in 1941. She married Fred Hunt in 1942 in Corpus Christi, Texas where he was stationed in the Navy. They made their home and raised two daughters in the Jackson Creek Community. Following the death of her husband, she graduated from Randolph Community College in the Practical Nursing Program. In 1982 she married Worth Winslow. He became a loved member of the family and the community.
Juanita was very dedicated to her church, family and the community. She was a lifetime member of Piney Grove United Methodist Church, a member and former secretary of Piney Grove United Methodist Women, secretary and treasurer of Piney Grove Friendly Neighborhood Club, a member of the Randolph County Senior Adult Association, and a senior games participant. An avid quilter, she was a former member of the Randolph Quilters Guild. She made many quilts over the last thirty years and gave them to family members and to special benefits.
Juanita was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved visiting with and cooking for her family. She enjoyed gardening and had a wonderful yard and garden full of flowers, fruits and vegetables. She loved the beauty of nature and the simple things in life and wanted to preserve them for the next generation to enjoy.
She was preceded in death by husbands, Fred W. Hunt in 1975 and Worth W. Winslow in 2002; four brothers, Zell Loflin, Venson Loflin, J.B. Loflin, and Troy Loflin; four sisters, Beatrice Lambeth, Kate Moore, Lois Shoffner, and Hazel Phillips.
She is survived by daughters, Ronda Hunt Redden of Greensboro and Betty Hunt Chandler (Wallace "Butch") of Southern Pines; grandchildren, Leigh Redden Ketchie (Derek) of Charlotte and Nicholas Chandler (Ashley) of Atlanta, Georgia; great-grandaughters, Juliet Ketchie, Caroline Ketchie, and Georgiana Chandler. She is also survived by step-son, Ronnie Winslow (Barbara) of Oak Island and step-daughter, Sylvia Winslow Ferree (Harvey) of Asheboro; along with beloved step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, step-great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.
The family will receive friends on Friday, July 14, 2023 from 12:00-12:45 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. Funeral services will follow on Friday at 1:00 pm at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Brad Treece officiating. Burial will be held at Randolph Memorial Park.
The family would like to thank Dr. Clifton Baker and the staff at Mountain Vista Health Park in Denton and Randolph County Hospice who provided care and comfort for her.
Memorials may be directed to Piney Grove Church Building Fund in care of Richard Delk, 1829 Hunt Delk Road, Denton, NC 27239.
Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Fond memories and condolences may be shared at www.pughfuneralhome.com