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1935 Janice 2015

Janice Wise

January 12, 1935 — July 11, 2015

Janice Wise, 80, of Cowen, passed away on July 11, 2015 at CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston.

She loved gardening, weaving rugs, traveling for family visits and spending time with her grandchildren.

Born January 12, 1935 in Three Forks, she was the daughter of the late Fenton and Tessie (Faulkner) Phillips.  IN addition to her parents, Janice was preceded in death by two husbands, Roy Goff and Roy Wise; son, Richard Jordan; grandson, Ricky Jordan; and brother, Harry Phillips.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Paul Goff (wife, Freda) and Christy Hanshaw (husband, Allen); grandchildren, Malary, Addison, Owen, Trevor, Roy, Mandy, Dawn and Scotty; great-grandchildren, Kaiden, Paisley, Shelby, Hope, Harper, Cole, Alaina and Ethan; brother, George Phillips of GA; and sister, Wilma Steele of VA.

Services will be held at 11am on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen.  Burial will follow at West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin.

Friends may join the family for visitation from 5-8 on Monday evening.

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