Janet Elaine Rice, 63, of Palatka, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 13, 2018 at Orange Park Medical Center following a brief illness. She was a native of Huntington, West Virginia and had lived in Putnam County since 1981. She was a homemaker and found great joy in taking care of her family. Janet enjoyed family craft activities and spending time with her grandchildren and grand dogs, Cash and Nova. She was known for having the best sense of humor and the most infectious laugh.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Don and Marjie Rice, step-father, Roland Lykins,sisters, Patricia Boyd and Sandra Bartle and special friend, Doris Mae “Granny Scott.”
She is survived by her daughters, Gina Thompson (Kenny) of Palatka and Amanda Vernor (Kenn) of Bostwick, siblings, Don Rice, Jr., Debbie Lykins, Clint Lykins, Roland Darrell Lykins, and Teresa Rice-Taylor, grandchildren, Kaitlyn Thompson, Rylan Vernor and Mason Vernor, numerous cousins and best friend, Sherlene Frazier of Seguin, TX.
Services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Bro. Ricky Bybee officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill West Cemetery in Palatka. The family will receive friends on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Janet’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com .
Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.