Janice Pearson, age 57, of Grayson, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2012. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Byron and Trista Pearson of Chandler, AZ; sister: Rosemary Hamilton of Waynesboro, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Lawanda Rouse of Hephzibah, GA; niece, Jenester Jones; great niece, Rose Jones; great nephew, Chris Grubbs; great great nephew, Tristian Grubbs. Other family members; Andrew Lee Anderson, Jacqueline Anderson, Rosalyn Anderson, Andrew Anderson, Jr. and Kenneth Anderson.
Janice was born in Augusta, GA. She attended Lucy Craft Laney High School in Augusta, GA. She attended Morris Brown College and was a member of the AKA sorority and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree. She later attended Troy State College and graduated with a Masters Degree. She was a 20 year veteran of the United States Army. She was a member of Gracepointe Nazarene Church where she served on the Sunday school Board, Daycare Board, Singles Ministries & Development and taught the Women’s Bible Study on Monday nights. She also enjoyed traveling, cooking, telling family stories and visiting the patients at the VA Hospital.
A Service Celebrating the Life of Janice Pearson will be at 2:00 PM on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Gracepointe Nazarene Church with Pastor Marc Bane officiating. Interment will be held on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 12:30 pm at GA National Cemetery with Full Military Honors The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 31, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, “A Family Company” 120 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-963-2411