Age 87, Shenandoah, Va.
Janice May Comer Jones, “Took”, 87, of Shenandoah, Va. departed this earthly life on December 9, 2021. She was born October 31,1934 in Harrisonburg, Va. and was the only child of the late Allene Virginia Comer and Charles Thomas Dodson.
Janice graduated from Shenandoah High School with the Class of 1953, where she was a star basketball player.
On November 16,1953, she married Lewis Floyd “Toby” Jones, Jr., who preceded her in death on October 29, 2011.
Janice was briefly employed at the Shenandoah Knitting Mill, but spent the majority of her life dedicated to her family. She enjoyed sitting on the porch with friends, birdwatching, tending to her flowerbeds, and writing poetry about her faith in God.
Surviving are her children, Lewis “Rick” Jones and wife, Cheryl of Broadway, Donna “Susie” Lam and husband, Tony of Elkton, Penny Jenkins and husband, Tommy of Shenandoah and Carol Fulk and husband, Darren of Mooresville, N.C.; grandchildren, Stephanie Mitchell and husband, Chad, Emily Via and husband, Stanley, Andrew Jones, Molly Jones, Mason Fulk and Taylor Jenkins and great-grandchildren, Wyatt Mitchell and Maddie Via. She is also survived by the most wonderful neighbors anyone could ever have – Chad and Valerie Eppard and their children, Addison and Beckett, who looked out and cared for her as if she was their own family. During her time of need, Janice was blessed to have Jean Sublett as her caregiver.
Her family would like to extend their thanks to Blue Ridge Hospice for their services, with a special thanks to nurse Susie Tate.
In keeping with her wishes, she will be cremated.
Memorial service will be held at the Shenandoah Assembly of God, located at 712 Maryland Ave., Shenandoah, Virginia on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Carter Dean officiating. Visitation will begin one hour prior to service.
Arrangements are being handled by the Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, Va.
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