Juanita Barrow Thompson - Age 90, passed away June 14, 2020 in Nashville, TN.
Mrs. Thompson was born August 07, 1929 in Chicago, IL to the late Jesse and Anna Barrow.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Gus Thompson and brother, John Barrow.
Survived by son, Andrew Thompson.
Mrs. Thompson graduated from Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL and later earned her master's degree in Education at Peabody College in Nashville, TN. Juanita was a teacher for 10 years in the Chicago area. She then moved to Nashville where she worked for 25 years in the Metro Nashville Schools System as a teacher and taught 18 of those years at McCann Elementary School where she retired in 1989. After she retired she taught in Hokkaido, Japan for 1 year
Mrs. Thompson enjoyed traveling and even took a three week road trip out west. She was a faithful member of the Freewill Baptist Church and a member of Cross Point Church in Bellevue, TN.
A graveside service will be held 3:00 p.m. on Thursday June 18, 2020 at Mount Olivet Cemetery with Rev. Jamie Allen officiating. Visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Freewill Baptist International Missions, 5233 Mt. View Road, Antioch, TN 37013.