Juanita J. Rostice
Juanita J. Rostice
  • November 15, 1926 - January 11, 2018
  • Columbia, Missouri

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Juanita J. Rostice, 91, of Columbia, Missouri entered into the master's arms on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the University Of Missouri Hospital.

Services will be held Saturday, January 20th at Second Missionary Baptist Church located at 4th and Broadway; Columbia, MO. Visitation from11:00 am - 12:00 pm with funeral services at 12:00 pm.

Juanita was born on November 15, 1926 in McBaine Missouri, to the daughter of Lawrence Kelly and Caroline (Peach) Kelly. She was united in marriage to Mosley Rostice in 1967. She accepted Christ at the early age of 14, at Mount Celestial Baptist Church, and attended school in Englewood, MO. Juanita attended Russell Chapel CME Church, with her husband, where she served on the Stewardess Board and sung in the Choir, worked with the Pastor's Aide, and was a member of the Missionary Department.

After the death of her husband, she returned to her home church, where she served as the announcement clerk. During her time of service for Christ, she attended numerous local, state and national church conventions. She worked for Stephens College over 30 years until her retirement.

She leaves to cherish her memory: one brother, E.J. Kelly, one sister-in-law, Joyce Kelly; children, Marie Glaze, Lottie Williams, and Brenda (Anthony) Carter of St. Louis, MO. James (Blondell) Kelly, Donald (Margaret) Rostice, and Christopher Rostice, ten grandchildren and seventeen Great-Grand Children.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, her parents, eight brothers and three sisters.