Gilmore, Juanita Kincaid

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Juanita Pearl Kincaid Gilmore, 96, of Radford, died Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at Commonwealth Senior Living in Radford, Va. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alva Wesley “Pete” Gilmore.

Juanita was born in Covington, Va., to the late Gaye Louise Ross Kincaid and Buster Kincaid, and was the oldest of eight children. Her family moved to the Belmont Community in Christiansburg, Va., in the early 1940’s.

She and Pete married June 12, 1943, and moved to Radford to start their family and careers. Juanita and Pete both worked at Burlington Industries until their retirement.

Juanita was a longtime member of Radford Wesleyan Methodist church on Clement St., and an active member of the Business and Professional Women’s club of Radford, Va.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas Wesley Gilmore and wife Diane of Radford, Va., David Wright Gilmore and wife Nancy of Concord, N. C., and Ronald Wayne Gilmore and wife Mary Susanna “Sweetsie” of Radford, Va.; ten grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by brothers, Johnny Kincaid and Bobby Kincaid; sisters, Jannie Trussell, Hazel Slusher, and Betty Hensdill; and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, Juanita was preceded in death by sisters, Christine Wirt, Elouise Kitts, and Loretta Harris.

The family would like to thank Commonwealth Senior Living and Hospice for their love and care.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Funeral services will begin at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Gale Janofski officiating. Interment will follow in Sunrise Burial Park in Radford.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Christ Wesleyan Church, 525 Harkrader St., Christiansburg, VA 24073.

Family meant everything to Juanita and you were always welcomed at her home. The best parts of her will stay in our hearts forever.

The Gilmore family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.