Janice M. Valentine, age 81, of Baxley, Ga went to be with our Lord and savior on September 4, 2022.
Ms. Valentine was born in Hazard, Kentucky in 1941. Later in life she moved to Indiana and started baring children in the late 50’s. Ms. Valentine had all eight of her children by 1970. In 1983, she moved to Florida and started a job at ABC Liquor Warehouse as an order packer, retiring after twenty-five years of service. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing bingo, playing games on her computer, and watching the Hallmark Channel. Ms. Valentine was a lover of all things including her beloved pet cat Oreo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira E. Valentine; a son, Teddy Wayne Patrick; a granddaughter Lynette Jo Davidson; a great granddaughter Brailynn Jo Bryant; her parents, Ralph and Beatrice Shepard Owens; a sister, Peggy Brown; and two brothers, Larry Owens and James Russel Owens.
Survivors include her children, Diana Lowe (Richard) of Baxley, Brenda Patrick (Nick) of Canada, Donna Barkley (Andrew) of Sheridan, IN, Beatrice White, Wendall Patrick, Donald Utterback (Chris) all of Kokomo, IN, and Richard Patrick of Florida; a granddaughter, Jina Bryant (Branden) of Baxley. Ms. Valentine was also survived by fourteen grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, several nieces, and nephews and one great great granddaughter Emersyn Lynette Cravey.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The family would also like to thank Dr. Evelyn Johnson, the staff of Altamaha Home Care, and the staff at the Pavilion for all the care and love they poured into Ms. Valentine. She loved and appreciated each one of you.
Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Ms. Janice M. Valentine.