Janice J. Smith 1947-2019

January 23, 2019

Janice J. Smith, 71, of Paris passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the Monroe Manor nursing home in Paris.

Janice was born on August 20, 1947 in Mexico, MO the daughter of Speedy and Joyce Runyon Watson. She was employed by Monroe Manor nursing home as a nurse aid for 20 plus years up until her health forced her into retirement. Janice was known for being a caretaker her whole life, not just for her family, but for everyone.

Janice is survived by two children; her daughter Cammie Anderson of Paris, MO; and her son Shannon Smith of Springfield; six grandchildren; also someone very close to her heart was Nicole Moffatt in which she welcomed into her home as one of her own. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and two sisters.

She was very active in her grandchildren’s activities wherever that may take her. She was always traveling to make sure she was a part of their activities, it was very important to her.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 25 at the Agnew Funeral home in Paris with Reverend Wesley Hammond officiating. Visitation will be from 2 until time of service on Friday at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Walnut Grove cemetery in Paris.

Memorials may be made to the Monroe County Cancer supporters.