Juanita Wilson Aman, 93, of Cedar Point, passed away peacefully Friday, May 3, 2019, at the Riverpoint Crest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in New Bern.
A celebration of life service is at 11 a.m. Monday in the main worship building on the campus of Swansboro United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ron Gurganus officiating. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at the Aman family cemetery on Highway 53 in Jacksonville.
She was born April 15, 1926, in Laurinburg, the daughter of the late Thomas Spurgeon and Elizabeth Ann Rosser Wilson.
Nita loved to spend time walking on the beach looking for shells that she carefully applied to frames and other decorations. She loved to travel with her husband, they would spend their winters in Marathon, Fla., and she enjoyed being on the water clamming and oystering. She could also be found working in her yard, where she had a beautiful flower garden and the flowers are still blooming today. She was a member of Swansboro United Methodist Church for many years and was very involved with the United Methodist Women and was on the committee that prepared for communion. She was a member for more than 50 years of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by grandchildren, William “Rick” Aman III of Winter Springs, Fla., and Cynthia Aman Powell and husband Mike of Cedar Point; great-grandchildren, Dana Aman, Christian Aman and Lauren and Lindsey Powell; daughter-in-law, Faye Guthrie Aman of Cedar Point; sisters-in-law, Mary Jo Dewit Wilson and Jeanette Stalls Wilson, both of North Carolina; 13 nieces and nephews; and numerous great-nieces and nephews. She is also survived by special caregivers, Laura, Patty, Katherine, Mary, Kim and Amy.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Durward Aman Sr.; son, William “Billy” Aman Jr.; brothers, Thomas “Tom” Woodrow Wilson, Joseph “Joe” Henry Wilson, Paul Spurgeon Wilson, Eugene “Gene” Ernest Wilson and Charles Rosser Wilson; and sister, Margaret Wilson Short.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Flowers are welcome, or memorials may be made to the Swansboro United Methodist Church Building Fund, 65 W. Corbett Ave., Swansboro, NC 28584.
Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home-Swansboro. Online condolences may be made at jonesfh.org.