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Juanita Rackley Dean

May 30, 1930 — August 2, 2023


Juanita Rackley Dean


Juanita R. Dean, 93, of Sanford passed away on Wednesday August 2, 2023. A graveside service will be held on Friday August 4, 2023 at 3 pm at Buffalo Cemetery.


Juanita was born in Lee Co. to the late Edward C. Rackley and Sudie Hall Rackley. She was a lifelong member of Lemon Springs Baptist Church and attended Lemon Springs Adult Sunday School Class. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Robert Charles Dean; son Jack Stanley Dean; daughter Nancy Dean Gregory; brothers L.C. Rackley and Wayne M. Rackley; and sister Kathleen Rackley Jones.


She is survived by her grandsons Robert C. McDougald and his wife Kirsten, Phoenix Adrian Gray Hill and his wife Yeny, and Leif Blaise Hill; grandchildren Beckam McDougald, Baylor McDougald, and Valentina Hill; and sister Brenda Rackley Sanders.


Memorial contributions can be made to Stevens Center, 1576 Kelly Dr, Sanford, NC 27330.

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