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Janice I. LaFavers Johnson
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1948
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 2012
Kentucky, USA

Janice I. LaFavers Johnson, 64 years of age, of Somerset, Kentucky, departed this life on Monday, April 16th, 2012 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

She was born on March 10th, 1948 at Gosser Ridge (Russell County), Kentucky, daughter of the late Etherd LaFavers and Bertha Marie Smith LaFavers. She worked as a seamstress for Belk's Department Store and attended Free Union Separate Baptist Church in Russell Springs, Kentucky.

She loved spending time with her family and was a wonderful caregiver to her husband and sister, Barbara Christene "Tina". She loved to sew and enjoyed boating and spending time at the lake.

Janice was survived by her loving husband, John W. Johnson, whom she married on June 7th, 1980 in Somerset, Kentucky; four sons, Tony (and Ruth) Stevens of Somerset, Kentucky, Houston (and Pam) Johnson of Eaton, Ohio, John "Jack" (and Sheila) Johnson of Ross, Ohio, and Troy Johnson, of Ross, Ohio; three daughters, Sandra (and Scott) Hadley of Russell Springs, Kentucky, Tona Johnson of Ross, Ohio, and Diana (and Jeff) Claybern of Alexandria, Kentucky; nineteen grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; five brothers, Delmer (and Elsie) LaFavers of Somerset, Kentucky, Denzil (and Rena) LaFavers of Somerset, Kentucky, Zelmer LaFavers of Indianapolis, Indiana, Ed (and Leona) LaFavers of Greenville, Indiana, and Truman LaFavers of Somerset, Kentucky; five sisters, Eva Flynn of Somerset, Kentucky, Darlene (and Athel) Brown of Pittsboro, Indiana, Mary (and Roy) Owens of Greenwood, Indiana, Fern (and Cletus) Burton of Somerset, Kentucky, and Mildred Oakes of Somerset, Kentucky; and a host of other family and friends who mourn her passing.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Etherd and Bertha LaFavers; one son, George Allen Stevens; and one sister, Barbara Christene "Tina" LaFavers.

Visitations were held on Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at the Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in Somerset, Kentucky.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 19th, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Mark Polston officiating.

Her pallbearers were, Tyler Stevens, Nicholas Hadley, Scottie Burton, Dustin Johnson, Ryan LaFavers, and Tracy Pond.

Burial followed in the Mill Springs National Cemetery in Nancy, Kentucky.


If you could see me now you wouldn't shed a tear, Though you may not understand why I'm no longer there. Remember my spirit, that is the real me because I'm still very much alive, I've just been set free. Oh, if you could only see!

I have held our Father's face and I've touched my Savior's hand. All of Heaven's angels rejoiced as I entered the promised land. Beyond the gates of pearl I've walked on the golden streets.

I've touched the walls of jasper and dipped my foot in the crystal sea. The beauty is beyond words and nothing could compare, I've even seen our Lords mansion and someday I'll meet you there. Let Jesus be your guide because "His Word" will show you the way. So please don't cry because we will meet again someday. 
Family links: 
  Ethard LaFavers (1912 - 1975)
  Bertha Marie Smith LaFavers (1913 - 1989)
  John W Johnson (1924 - 2013)*
  Barbara Christine LaFavers (1940 - 2000)*
  Travis LaFavers (1945 - 2015)*
  Janice I. LaFavers Johnson (1948 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Mill Springs National Cemetery
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: M, O, 126
Created by: Cadmus
Record added: Apr 17, 2012
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Janice I. <i>LaFavers</i> Johnson
Added by: Cadmus
Janice I. <i>LaFavers</i> Johnson
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