Juanita Major, 92, went to be with the Lord on May 17, 2017. She was born in Jewell Ridge, VA to the late Arvin & Luda Reed. She was the widow of Donald Joseph Major, and they enjoyed 60 ½ years of marriage together. She was a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church in Norfolk. Juanita worked as an electrician’s helper at Norfolk Naval Shipyard during World War II, and after that, she enjoyed being a seamstress & homemaker. As a military wife, she also enjoyed traveling with her family.
She is survived by a daughter, Brenda Robinson; two grandchildren, Jeffrey Robinson and Amy Behm (Roger); one great-grandchild, Tyler; and two step-great-grandchildren, Cody & Jeremiah.
The family will receive friends for visitation at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach on Monday, May 22, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm. A Celebration of Life service will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 11am with burial to follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association in Juanita’s name.
Condolences may be shared with the family at www.altmeyerfh.com
Date: Monday, May 22, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time: 11:00 am
Officiated by Rev. Mark J. Bender
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