LeROY — Juanita Etherton of LeRoy will celebrate her 95th birthday with a family birthday party on Sept. 22 at Heritage Health, Bloomington.
She was born Sept. 18, 1923, in Carbondale. She married Glenn Etherton on Jan. 22, 1946. He passed away June 17, 1996. Her sister is Carolyn Cano, Murphysboro.
Her children are Eugene (Joyce) Etherton, LeRoy; Lori (Dave) Neisler, Gridley; Charlotte (Ken) Tyrrell, Sandwich; and Doug (Sue) Etherton, LeRoy. She has eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She retired from homemaking and farming with her husband. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, handwork, bridge, sewing and cooking for a large family. She has been a member of LeRoy First United Methodist Church, Order of Eastern Star, Rebekah Lodge, Bridge Club, LeRoy Women's Club and Junior Mother's Club.