(July 28, 1928 - April 12, 2018)
Juanita Alta Mooers was born on July 28, 1928, in Lawton, Oklahoma. Her family moved to west Texas before her first birthday; she was raised in the small town of Monahans, Texas. Her parents were William and Nora (Reese) McKinzie, who had two other daughters and three sons.
After graduating from high school, Juanita primarily was a credit investigator for several firms such as Dun & Bradstreet.
She married Carl Mooers on Oct. 15, 1948, at the Church of Christ in Los Angeles. From this union three children were born: Alinda Hinks (Eric), Allegra Bertram (Anthony) and Gregory Mooers (Barbara). Carl and Juanita lived in California, Colorado and Wyoming.
Juanita was baptized in Texas in 1940. On June 21, 1998, she was confirmed into the Lutheran faith at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Powell by Pastor Larry Veland.
She died on April 12, 2018, at the Powell Valley Care Center. She was 89.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 18, at 10 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church with burial to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.