Juanita (Alley) Larry
January 27, 1929 – May 21, 2015
Juanita (Alley) Larry, age 86, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at her residence on Thursday, May 21, 2015.
Born in West Virginia on January 27, 1929, Mrs. Larry was a daughter of the late Claude H. Alley and Susie (Smith) Alley. A career educator whose dedication to her students was most prominent in her life, she taught for more than 30 years in the Red Clay Consolidated School District prior to her retirement.
Mrs. Larry was an avid flower gardener and like many teachers, loved decorating for the holidays. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family, including her faithful canine companion, Ben. Fondly remembered as a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and dear friend to many, Mrs. Larry will be missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Larry, a sister, Dorothy M. Johnson and brothers, William R. Alley and Claude H. Alley, Jr. Mrs. Larry is survived by her children, Frank J. Larry, Jr. (Karen Clark) of Cincinnati, OH, Anita L. Cutonilli (Robert Webster) of Newark and Vickie L. Rasnic (Joseph) of Newark; sister, Peggy Beers (Frank) of Newark; 9 grandchildren, Nick, Luke, Alexis Samantha, Mitty, Emma, Melanie, Sarah and Mason; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday morning, May 26, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am. Entombment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Read Aloud Delaware, 100 West 10th St., Suite 309, Wilmington, DE 19801.