Juanita Phoenix was born on May 28, 1943 to the late Rev. Cecil Simmons and the late Rev. Kathryn Simmons. Juanita transitioned to be with the Lord on August 20. 2021, surrounded by her family.
Juanita's lifelong career as a chef/baker earned her countless accolades. She was an avid reader, foster mother to countless children in need and loved watching detective shows.
Juanita is survived by her children: Michael Simmons, Michele Thomas, Juanita Walker, Ethel Phoenix, Terry Phoenix, Sonji Phoenix-Ware and the late Barry Phoenix.
She leaves loving brothers/sisters: Rev. Vernon Simmons, Rev. Cecil Simmons. Leon Simmons, Blaine Simmons, Melvin Simmons, Bishop Garrett Simmons, Vanessa Ingram, Lasha Simmons and the late Elzo Simmons and Rev. Kathryn Woolfolk.
Beloved grand and great grandchildren, shall miss her dearly.
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