of Harrison, AR
August 16, 2020
Juanita Baty Kolev, a long time resident of Harrison, Arkansas, passed away on Sunday, August 16, 2020, after a long illness, with her husband, Vasco Kolev, by her side. Juanita was born in Troy Mills, Iowa in 1939.She is survived by her children, Stacy King of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Deborah Novak of Belle Plaine, Iowa. Robert McCord of Harrison, Arkansas, and Terrell Jacobs of Wisconsin. Her sisters are Wanda Ward, Jesse Siebles, and Donna Skura. Her brothers are Brad Ward and John Baty. Her grandchildren are Jeff Wyatt of Grinnell, Iowa, and Bailey O'Brien of Belle Plaine, Iowa, and Jessica Ohara and Brianna Ohara of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She also had several great-grandchildren.She is preceded in death by her mother, Genevieve of Bloomington, Illinois, and her father, Carl Baty of Anamosa, Iowa. Two brothers, Jack Baty and Ronald Tharp, and two great-grandchildren.Juanita lived in Harrison for over 40 years. She worked for McKensson for a number of years and retired from there. She loved many things. Those included cooking, painting, and reading. Another thing she loved were great conversations and politics. There will be a private memorial for the family at a later date through ZOOM due to COVID-19.She will be truly missed by many people.