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1951 Janice 2018

Janice Wilson Wilcox

December 18, 1951 — May 14, 2018

Charlotte “Janice” Wilson Wilcox, 66 of Waynesville, passed away Monday evening (May 14, 2018) at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, FL. following a sudden illness.

Born in Waynesville, GA., her parents were Elbert James Wilson and Nora Bell Altman Wilson. She was also preceded in death by her niece, Bonnie Wilson; great niece, Kylie Kindle; and her infant brother, James Wilson.

Janice was a member of Waynesville Missionary Baptist Church and an Avid Worshiper of the Lord. She worked many years as an Administrator for United States Fish and Wildlife Services and enjoyed crocheting, family gatherings, and taking pictures.

Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Dennis Wilcox, of Waynesville; three daughters, Tamara Young, Stephanie Wilcox, and Nicole Wilcox Howard, all of Waynesville; 6 grandchildren, Blake Nettles, Kyle Nettles, Deztinee Hampton (Lucy), Summer Turner, Isaac Wilcox, and Gabriel Wilcox; one great grandchild, Nora Nettles; five brothers and sisters-in-law, J.H. Wilson (Anita), of Waynesville, Dan Wilson, of Racepond, Harley Wilson (Susie), also of Racepond, Lester Wilson (Shelby), of Screven, and Rev. Emory Wilson (Mary), of Waynesville; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Jane Wilson Rakes, of Waynesville, Jewell Douberly (Donald), of Browntown, Geraldine Newman (Freddie), of Waynesville, Mae Bell Ammons (Jamie), also of Waynesville; one sister-in-law, Kymi Hum, of Dunnellon, FL. Also several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held Wednesday (May 16, 2018) starting at 6PM at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

A Graveside Service will be held Thursday (May 17, 2018) at 11AM at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery with Rev. Emory Wilson and Rev. Joe Carr officiating.

Pallbearers will be Blake Nettles, Kyle Nettles, Isaac Wilcox, Edward Ammons, Derrick Lane, and Brad Ammons.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Shannon Newman, Gabriel Wilcox, and Justin Wilson.

Family and pallbearers are asked to meet at the Cemetery by 10:30AM Thursday.

Family will be receiving friends at Elbert and Nora Bell Wilson’s homeplace; 737 Elbert Wilson Rd. Waynesville, GA 31566.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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