Posted by: emsfh1 | October 7, 2009


Juanita P. McDonald, 86, of Bridgeport, IL passed away Wednesday October 7, 2009 at her residence.

She was born March 13, 1923 in Petrolia, IL the daughter of Orvel and Edna (Akers) Earnest. She was fisrt married to Garold Sarber. He preceded her in death. She was then married to Jimmy D. McDonald. He also precedes her.

She worked for Lawrenceville Industries for several years until retirement. She was a member of the Chruch of God in Olney, IL. She was also a member of the VFW Auxillary.

She is survived by 2 sons: Russell Sarber of Virginia, Johnny Sarber of Olney, IL, 3 daughters: Janet Costello of California, Glenna McKinney of Lawrenceville, IL, Diane Heath of Bridgeport, IL, a sister: Lillian Brown, several grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great-grandchildren. A son: Richard, a brother, 2 sisters, and 4 grandchildren are deceased.

The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00pm the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Lawrenceville City Cemetery. Visitation is also Saturday from 1:00pm until the service hour of 2:00pm.

Memorial donations may be given to the Church of God in Olney.


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