Janice Lee Wilson, 84 of Mulberry Indiana passed away Dec.27th 2020 at home at Parkside Assisted Living Rolla.Mo.
She was born Nov.19th 1936 in Frankfort, Indiana to Paul F Wetzel and Sarah Isabell Shurr Wetzel.
She graduated from Mulberry High School in Mulberry Indiana and was a member of Trinity Church of Mulberry, enjoyed NASCAR, Indy 500 and watching college basketball 'Duke" (rarely missed a game),horseback riding, member of the "Rainbow Girls", gardening, sewing and oved reading, avid bird watcher and Girl Scouting, all of which she passed on to her children to whom she nurtured and love so much. She was a Cub
Scout leader for her boys and Sunday school teacher. She started nursing school then married Jimmie F Miller, they had four children
Michael, Tamara, Gregory and Tarra. They moved to Harvester, Mo. She worked at Francis Howell High School, Sears and retired from Southwestern Bell.
Later in life she moved to Boulder City, NV and married Richard L. Wilson. They had many adventures traveling around the US enjoying retirement. Moved back to Missouri after Richard passed she moved to Parkside Assisted Living in Rolla to be closer to family.
She was preceded in death by sister Francis Eder in 1976, parents Paul in 1978, Isabell in 1979, brother Billy Joe in 2005 along with her son Michael F Miller in 1996 and his daughter Lori Beth Pippin in 2016.
Janice is survived by her 3 children, Tamara L Wahl (Stephen),Gregory L Miller (Cindi), Tarra L DuClos (Jack). Grandchildren, Michael J Giger (Mindy) and son Joey, Stefany Carty, Shanna Bell, Caleb
Bell and daughter Audrina, Katie DuClos (Joe) daughter Ivy and son Max, Andrew Batson (Lauren) daughters: Everleigh and Emmelyn, Taylor Batson (Brandy) daughters: Addy and Ariella. Also step grandchildren Austin Teel (Christy) daughters: Lexi, Audrey and son Austin, Mason Teel (Dawn) sons Kade, Kaden and Kellen, Brittyn Boyer (Brad), Michelle Holland (Curt) son Colton and daughter Hanna, Jim DuClos, and one great-great grandson Marston.
Due to the Pandemic the family will have a Memorial/Celebration of her life at a later date.
Since she had such a love for reading and wanted to encourage children to love reading, in lieu of flowers, she wanted donations to Lucy Wortham James First grade reading care team c/o Mrs. DuClos 314 South Jefferson Street St. James, Mo.65559 any questions on donations call Marsha at Lucy Wortham James school at 573-265-2300.
We sure do miss her everyday, MOM... WE LOVE YOU MORE.
All arrangements are under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, MO
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Lucy Wortham James First Grade Reading Care Team
314 South Jefferson Street, St James MO 65559