GLASGOW – Janice Christine Grissom Jennings, age 83, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at NHC Health Care. Born November 2, 1937, in Edmonton, she was a daughter of the late Fidella Stephens and Gordon Morris Grissom and the wife of Billy Joe (Calhoun) Jennings, who survives. They were married 58 years.
She had worked at Mallory’s and as a licensed practical nurse at T J Samson Hospital for 10 years. She loved genealogy and watching Wheel of Fortune.
Survivors include two daughters, Karen Dowell, Glasgow, and Julia Vaughan, Camden AR; one son, Timothy (Tammy) Joe Jennings, Glasgow; one-half brother, Howard Grissom; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Preceding her in death besides her parents, was one grandchild, Vanessa Johnson; two sisters, Geneva Maurcine Grissom and Anna Mae Grissom; two half brothers, Junior and Samuel Phelps; and one son-in-law Robert Vaughn.
Funeral services will be Friday, July 23, 2021, at 10:00 A.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Roger Poynter officiating. Burial will follow in the Gee Harvey Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, July 22, 2021, 3:00-8:00 P.M., and on Friday, July 23, 2021, after 8:00 A.M. until time of services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gee Harvey Cemetery.