Juanita Brandon

Juanita (Nita) June Brandon

June 27, 1941 ~ August 7, 2019

Lifetime Delta County resident Juanita (Nita) June Brandon passed away surrounded by her loving daughters and sister, and generations of photos of her family at her home in Crawford on August 7, 2019.

     A memorial service will be held for Nita, 2:00 pm, Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Saddle Mountain Fellowship Church 3842 Stearman Ln, Crawford, CO 81415.

     Nita was born June 27, 1941 to Clyde D. and Bertha Z. (Dodge) Cotten in Paonia. She was the middle child to big brother Danny and little sister Bonnie.

     Nita grew up in Crawford and graduated from Crawford High School in 1959. Nita met and fell in love with Wayne Brandon after a short courtship they were married on December 11, 1959 in Delta, Colorado. To this union three loving daughters were born, Tami, Sherri, and Lori. They were married for 44 years before Wayne’s death.

     Nita’s hobbies included horseback riding,  hunting, fishing, playing guitars, taking drives, being in the mountains, attending art and craft fairs with her husband, artwork, and visiting with family and friends whether it be in person or on the phone.

     Nita is survived by three daughters, Tami (Cody) Carver, Sherri (Oscar) Davis, Lori (Ed) Teare; sister Bonnie (Gary) Hess; twelve grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren, and eight great-great grandchildren, and a huge extended family which will all miss her.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Bertha; loving husband, Wayne; brother, Danny and an infant brother, Billy.

     Memorial contributions can be made in Juanita’s name to: HopeWest Hospice P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.

     Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.

     View the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.com.