Juanita Standridge, 77, a long time resident of Sams Valley, went home to the Lord Friday, August 17, 2012, surrounded by her family and friends. She was a devoted wife and mother and was known for her quick wit and great sense of humor.

She was a big presence in our life and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her immediate family; her husband, Elton of Sams Valley; daughter, Toni Hortien of Medford; sons, Edward of Medford and Lance of Ashland. She is also survived by one living sibling, Sally Lewellyn of Ariz.

"We are sadden by your passing more than you will know, but are blessed knowing you are not in pain anymore!"

Funeral services provided by Conger-Morris Central Point, Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at Antioch Cemetery to follow.

Donations to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation in lieu of flowers would be appreciated.