Juanita Copeland Krueger, age 96, of Camden, NC died Monday, January 12, 2015 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. Born in Pasquotank, she was the daughter of John W. Copeland and Bettie Rhodes Copeland and the widow of Edward Basnight and Richard Henry “Dick” Krueger. She worked as an administrative clerk with the US Department of Transportation in the US Coast Guard Division. She was an active member of the Degree of Pocahontas – Matoaca Council #10, was Pocahontas of the Year in 1972, and a member of the Professional Business Women’s Club. She was an active and dedicated member of City Road United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Seyffert Sunday School Class.
She is survived by two nieces, Betty Jo Raby and husband Mervin and Patricia Wice and husband, Mark all of Elizabeth City; five great nieces, Stacie Mason, Sherri Jones, Leslie Otts, Laura Murphy and Virginia Wasserberg; a nephew, Benjamin Albert; many loving great nieces and nephews; a special caregiver, Catholene Cole and friend, Verna Wall. She is predeceased by a sister Geraldine C. Kight and a brother Leroy Copeland.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 14 at 11:00 a.m. at City Road United Methodist Church officiated by the Rev. Charles McKenzie. Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, January 13, 2015 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Twiford Funeral Home and at all other times at the residence of Betty Jo Raby, 1906 Darian Drive, Elizabeth City. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City is assisting the Krueger family. Online memorial condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences