Juanita R. Herrick

Consalus Funeral Home


Juanita R. Herrick, age 77, of Warsaw, Missouri, passed away in her home on January 5, 2022.

Juanita was born May 5, 1944, in Portland, Maine, to Merle Philbrook and Doris “Briggs” Philbrook.

Juanita married Thomas J. Herrick at the age of 15 and they spent 62 years as best friends and soulmates.

Juanita worked as a young girl picking potatoes in Maine. She worked for Stanley tools when she lived in Connecticut, but she spent the majority of her working career finishing drywall with her husband. She retired in 1986

She was very active in the Church; she was driven to help other solve their problems. She always saw the best in others. She was the rock of her family, a devoted wife and mother. She will be forever missed.

Juanita is survived by her husband, Thomas “Tom” Herrick III; son, Thomas (Natalie) Herrick IV, daughter, Laurie (Scott) Herrick; grandchildren, Adam Herrick, Tiffany Condray, Theresa (Jeremy) Baughman, Thomas Herrick V, and Sion Fertic; 3 great-grandchildren, brother, Darrell Philbrook, sister Jerri Lee, and brother, Kempton Philbrook.

She was preceded by her parents, Merle and Doris Philbrook; brothers, Merle Philbrook Jr., and Sam Philbrook.

Services for Juanita will be January 18th at 1 pm at New Home Baptist Church, 34472 Hilty Ave., Warsaw, Mo 65355. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the church.

Condolences may be left online at www.ConsalusFuneralHome.com.