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Juanita Jernice Johnson was American elementary school educator. Certified elementary teacher Florida. Named Volunteer of Year, Planned Parenthood, 1981, Women of Year, Palm Beach Community College, 2002; recipient Outstanding Achievement award, Los Angeles Lee Branch Young Men’s Christian Association, 1978.


Johnson, Juanita Jernice was born on March 28, 1938 in Lake Harbor, Florida, United States. Daughter of Ellis Johnson and Louise (Franklin) Francis.


Bachelor of Science, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1960. Master of Arts, University South Florida, 1975. Educational Specialist, Nova University, 1985.


Teacher Rosenwald Elementary, South Bay, Florida, 1971—1980, primary resource teacher, 1980—1988. Assistant principal Belle Glade Elementary, Belle Glade, 1988—2000. Retired, 2000.


  • Certified elementary teacher Florida.


Chairman Community Development Citizen Planning Advisory Committee, Belle Glade, 1980—2000. Vice chairman Community Development Advisory Community, Palm Beach County, 1984—2000. Organizer Jessie Jackson for President Campaign.

Board member Business Loan Fund Palm Beaches. Friends Palm Beach County library system Children's Case Management Organization. Member of National Education Association, Florida Retired Teachers Association, Florida Reading Council, Classroom Teacher Association (area representative 1977-1980, 1983-1988), United Women Club (president 1971-1975), Delta Sigma Theta (chapter president 1976-1979), Phi Delta Kappa (historian 1985).


Married Nathaniel Malone, July 28, 1980.

Ellis Johnson Francis

Louise (Franklin) Francis

Nathaniel Malone