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Juanita (Watson) Faulkner

November 3, 1928 — October 30, 2023


Juanita Faulkner, 94, passed from this life on Monday, October 30, 2023, in Amarillo. Graveside services will be held in Borger at 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 3, 2023, at Highland Park Cemetery in Borger. Her Celebration of Life will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Schooler Funeral Home Chapel in Amarillo. She will lie in state at Schooler's on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Family visitation will be from 5:30 until 6:30 Thursday evening at Schooler Funeral Home.

She was born November 3, 1928, in Harmony, Arkansas, to Walter Clifford Watson and Clara Mae West Watson. She lived in Borger for most of her life, moving to Amarillo in 1997. She was a member of the Church of Christ and married Johnny Faulkner on March 19, 1948, in Borger.  Juanita loved her family, Reading, Traveling, and Shopping.  She was the Woman of the Year in the Borger Women's Division of the Chamber of Commerce; she was also Woman of the Month several times. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, Adelante Club, and the Merry Widows of the Southwest Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Johnny in 1998, her grandson Zak Faulkner in 2020, and her son-in-law Austin Casey.

Juanita is survived by her two sons, Mike Faulkner and his wife Darla of Amarillo and Tom Faulkner and his wife Leisha of Longview; her two daughters Cheri Casey of Lubbock and Ann Rios and her husband A. J. of Amarillo; her grandchildren Kevin Casey, Robin Casey, Jenni Mayes, Jake Minton, Jr., Eric Faulkner, Todd Faulkner, Barrett Faulkner and Rylee Faulkner, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Casket Bearers will be Barrett Faulkner, Robin Casey, Jordan Minton, Todd Faulkner, Eric Faulkner, Jake Minton, Jr., and Nick Mayes.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to High Plains Children's Home, 11461 S. Western St., Amarillo, TX 79118, website is

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Friday, November 3, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Schooler Funeral Home Brentwood Chapel

4100 South Georgia Street, Amarillo, TX 79110

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