Janice Kimbler Amos, 72, of Ironton, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010 from Bryant Health Center.
Janice was born June 25, 1937 in Ironton, she was the youngest daughter of the late Simon E. and Lennie Carey Kimbler.
She attended Ironton High School and was a member of the Ironton Fighting Tigers Marching Band. To further her education she attended Morris Harvey College in Charleston, W.Va., and Glenville State College in Glenville, W.Va. She also attended Ohio University where she received her bachelor of science degree in education and later attended Marshall University and received her master’s degree in early childhood education, with a minor in special education. She was also a member of Omega Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi. Janice was a long-time employee of Walmart, both in Winchester, Tenn., and in Burlington. She made many long-lasting friendships while working there, before retiring in 2007 due to illness. She was a lover of music and fine arts and was a passionate player of both the piano and organ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Clifford Jack Kimbler; three sisters, Geraldine Gaye Smith, Willa Mae Farmer and Ellen Louise Kimbler; one nephew; one niece; one great nephew; and son-in-law, Billy L. Davis.
Janice is survived by her daughter, Theresa Pinkerman Davis; one sister-in-law, Barbara Kimbler; two nieces; five nephews; and many great nieces and nephews. The family would especially like to thank Dr. Renaud at KDMC for the outstanding care and compassion he showed towards both my mother and myself while she was under his care. Additionally the family would like to thank Community Hospice for the excellent care and support given to mother.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rome Cemetery. Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.schneidergriffin.com.