Janice 'Jan' Ilean Thomas, 71, of speedwell, died Aug. 18, after a long battle with cancer. She was born April 21, 1942. She married her husband, James, on July 9, 1987. She retired from Haynes International and was a member of the Moose Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband, James Thomas; daughter, Janelle Love and husband, Jeff; step-sons, Junior Thomas and wife Sandie, Greg Thomas and wife Barb, Dan Thomas and special friend, Rachel; step grandchildren, Jay Thomas and Sarah, Nicol Thomas and fiancŽ Ray, Josh Thomas, Jared Doodnight, Mark and Mike Cochran, Jeffrey, Jarvis, and Jagger Love; great grandchildren, Blaine Van Meter, Brynlee Lawson; step great grandchildren, Sarai Thomas, James R. Thomas, Natalie and Bren Cochran; brother Ronald and Jill Carver; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were Aug. 21, with Elder J.C. Mundy officiating. Interment is in Ellison Cemetery today at 11 a.m.
Cross-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.