Janice I. Martin, age 83, of Glenville, W.Va., departed this life at 8:55 a.m. April 30, 2013, in the St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, W.Va., follow an extended illness.
Born Oct. 30, 1929 in Gilmer County, daughter of the late Albert and Eva Spencer Maxwell.
Janice was a graduate of Tanner High School, class of 1949, graduate of Glenville State College in 1961 with degrees in Home Economics and English. She taught school at Lewis County High School, Tunnelton High School in Preston County, Byesville High School in Byesville, Ohio, and her last job was Food Service Supervisor for the Calhoun County Board of Education.
She loved sewing, knitting, crocheting, and especially quilting. She also attended the Church of God of Prophecy in Sand Fork, W.Va.
On May 24, 1969 she was united in marriage to L. Clifford Martin who preceded her in death on October 22, 1977.
Surviving are one son, Jerry Maxwell and wife Barbara of Cross Lanes, W.Va., one grandchild, Kayla Bailey and husband Cameron of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., three brothers, Albert W. Maxwell and Willis J. "Jack" Maxwell both of Glenville, and Frederick L. Maxwell of Mentor, Ohio, and two sisters, Louella Stalnaker and Mary Ann Radabaugh, both of Glenville.
Along with her parents and husband, Janice was preceded in death by two sisters-in-law, Donna and Betty Maxwell, one brother-in-law, Lyonel Stalnaker, one niece, Karen Phillips, and one great-nephew, Tyler Maxwell.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV 26351, at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, with Pastor Bryan Groves officiating. Burial will follow in the Job's Temple Cemetery, Route 5, West of Glenville. Friends may call Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., the funeral hour.
The family requests donations be made to Job's Temple, C/O Louella Stalnaker, 9 Lorentz Drive, Glenville WV 26351.
Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of Janice Martin with arrangements.