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Juanita Bickham


Juanita Bickham
July 12, 1940 – Dec. 11, 2023
Juanita Carr Bickham, 83, died of complications following a stroke, Dec. 11, 2023, at Ochsner Hospital, in Jefferson, LA.
She was born July 12, 1940, in Holmesville to Easley and Ouida (Dillon) Carr. She attended Pike County Elementary School, St Paul Middle School, and Magee’s Creek High School, graduating in 1959.
Juanita was married to the late Henry Earl Bickham in February 1963 and resided in New Orleans with him for more than 30 years. She was employed at the Hotel Monteleone off Royal Street in New Orleans for 43 years. She retired after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by two brothers, GC and Luther Carr and a sister, Willie Lee (Carr) Roberts.
Survivors are her sisters: Malisa Carr, Jean Audrey Carr-Griffin, Mildred Carr-Dillon and Truevenia Carr; brothers: EC, Roy C and Hugh Lee Carr.
Funeral services were Dec. 20, 2023, at True Vine Baptist Church, New Orleans, Rev. Dr. Donald C. Jeanjacques Sr. officiating. and Dec 21, 2023, at Mt Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Tylertown, Rev. Oscar J. Dillon officiating.
Majestic Mortuary, New Orleans, and Craft-Dillon-Ginn Funeral Chapel were in charge of the arrangements.

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