Janice Clayton Mann, age 86, passed away peacefully on April 2, 2022, at Commonwealth Senior Living in Abingdon, VA.
She was born on November 11, 1935, to Leland and Jewel Clayton in New Albany, Mississippi. She was an active member of Friendship Baptist Church, where she dearly loved her ladies Sunday School Class, and was known for her southern cooking. Most of her life, she enjoyed sewing and gardening, and was an award-winning artist.
In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by a brother Glen Clayton.
Survivors include her loving husband of 67 years Robert Mann; her son Ronald Mann (Joy); daughter Donna Loving (David); daughter Melanie Woodrow (John); six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; a sister Robbie Hall; brothers Jimmy Clayton, Charlie Clayton, and Randy Clayton.
The family would like to express a special Thanks to Kindred Hospice and to Commonwealth Senior Living for their compassionate care.
Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00AM on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at Friendship Baptist Church in Glade Spring. Funeral services will follow at the church with Rev. David Gary and Rev. John Woodrow officiating. A committal service will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery with Andrew Mann, Clayton Brown, Chris Williams, David Loving, Garland Baker, and Freddy Overbay serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer will be Ed Naff.
Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com and signing the online guestbook. The family of Janice Clayton Mann is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).