In loving memory

Meador Funeral Home – Gainesville


Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Meador Funeral Home Gainesville, 1204 E. California, Gainesville, TX 76240

Memorial Service

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 2:00 pm at Meador Funeral Home Gainesville, 1204 E. California, Gainesville, TX 76240


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Juanell McCabe, 92, passed away on Sunday, March 24th in Medical City Hospital of Denton. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 27, 2019, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, at the funeral home. Memorial Service will be 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 28, 2019, at Meador Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Hollis Parsons officiating.  Juanell was born in Gainesville, TX on August 14, 1926 to Alvah Albert and Ida Mae Graham. She was the youngest of 12 children. She graduated from Gainesville High School in 1944. On March 16, 1946 she married Bob McCabe. They had two daughters Marsha and Suzy.  Juanell was a homemaker until 1962 when she went to work at National Supply. She was secretary of the Industrial Engineering department. She retired on November 30th after serving 24 years.  She and Bob opened Nell’s Mini Donuts in the Gainesville shopping center and also had another location in Fort Worth, TX.  Bob and Juanell had many friends and were known locally by their ballroom dancing.  She is survived by her daughters, Marsha Keathley and husband Tim of Fort Worth; Suzy Klement and husband John of Gainesville. Four grandsons Derek Keathley and wife Ricki, Jason Keathley, Ryan and Casey Klement. Four great-grandchildren, Wesley Keathley, Julia, Chelsea and Emily Klement. Many nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her husband Bob in 2006, her parents, brothers Roy Clarence “Buster”, Alonzo and Bill Graham, sisters Dora Shaw, Peggy Fischer, Hazel Nowell, Maudie Smith and Vera who died at birth, half-brother Ollie and half-sister Emma.  Juanell lived alone until the age of 91.   After she fell and broke her hip she moved to Pecan Tree Nursing Home. The family would like to acknowledge the staff there and thank them for their care.