Imageyne Elaine Juett, age 84, of Edinburg, Texas, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Nov. 28, 2013. She was born Aug. 29, 1929, in Nevada, Ohio, to Arthur and Mamie Brown. She grew up on a farm in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, and graduated from Sycamore High School in 1947. She attended Grace Bible Institute in Omaha, Nebraska in the fall of 1949, where she met her husband, Aaron Juett. They married Aug. 20, 1950.
Together, they began a life of service as missionaries. They spent three years in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, then served in Panama from 1955-1965. They moved to the valley in 1967, where they joined and served at the Rio Grande Bible Institute of Edinburg. She was a talented and gifted musician and seamstress. She loved playing the piano for many occasions at RGBI along with playing the organ and piano for First Baptist Church in McAllen, Texas, for many years. She also played for the Split Rail Trailer Park and J-5 Park for 25 years beside her pastoring husband. She worked in the FBC office for many years while also helping her husband at RGBI with secretarial work.
She loved sewing for her daughters and granddaughters, and traveling in her later life. She loved and was loved deeply by her family. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lois Elaine Johns, and brother, Milfred Brown. She is survived by her husband and life partner, Aaron Juett of Edinburg, Texas; son, Ron Juett (Kelly) of Victoria, Texas; daughter, Doris Vanleeuwen (Adrian) of Pineville, Mo.; daughter, Rachel Smith (Bart) of Georgetown, Texas; grandchildren Sonya Johns, Tina Metzger (Jason), Trisa Seawell, Landon Smith (Heather), Justin Juett (Tiffany), Ashlynn Kelso (Clay), Kyle Juett , Grayson Smith, and Branson Smith; Great-grandchildren, Kolby, Emily, Cameren, Kennedy, Kadence, Dylan, Cannon, and Kai.