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Janice Marie Austin

January 1, 1945 — September 5, 2023

Island, KY

Janice Marie Austin

 

Janice Marie King Austin, 78, of Island, KY, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born January 1, 1945, in Owensboro, to the late Gilbert King and Anna Lee Walker Wells. Janice was a hard worker, she was retired from Ragu where she worked in production for 25 years and was lovingly known as “Rooster” by her coworkers. She was an avid gardener and loved plants and animals, including her cat, Booger. Janice’s favorite time was being outdoors in the garden with her birds, koi pond, and flower beds. She made the best of her retirement with her husband, Vernon, enjoying camping, 4-wheeling, and being at the lake. Janice was also a member of Livermore Baptist Church.

Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by two sons, Paul Clements and Daniel Eugene Pierce; and a daughter, Lelia Eugenia Pierce.

Janice is survived by her husband, Vernon Austin; daughters, Adina Bailey and Lisa (Perry) Payne; grandchildren, Jacob Bailey, Leland Bailey, Tabitha Payne, Trevor Payne; sisters, Barbara Skaggs, Vicki Oldham and Nora Sheean; and a brother, Bill Wells. 

The funeral service for Janice will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, September 8, 2023, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with Rev. Clive Bell officiating. Burial to follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday from 3 until 7 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. till time of service at the funeral home.

Memories and condolences for the family of Janice Austin may be left at www.glenncares.com

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Visitation

Thursday, September 7, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Friday, September 8, 2023

8:30 - 10:00 am (Central time)

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900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Friday, September 8, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Friday, September 8, 2023

11:00 - 11:15 am (Central time)

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