Juanita Louise "Neet" Marco will turn 90 on Aug. 23, 2013. She was born to Dominick and Nora Ellen Marco in 1923 in the town of Coalton. She is the youngest daughter of 12 children and the only surviving member of her immediate family.
She graduated from Coalton High School in 1941 and was salutatorian of her class. Juanita retired from G.C. Murphy Company after 38 years of service and was an active member of The First Church until she could no longer attend due to health.
She has one daughter, Sherri, and husband Dick White of Chenoweth Creek Road, Elkins; two grandchildren, Cathy and husband Dorsey Delavigne of Wake Forest, N.C.; Bryan and wife Kim White of Elkins; five great-grandchildren, Lauren and Teddy Delavigne, and Jacob, Elliot and Samantha White.
A family celebration will take place at the home of her daughter. Cards may be sent to 100 Tallman Ave., Apt. 119, Elkins, WV 26241.