Janice <I>Martin</I> Wakefield

Janice Martin Wakefield

Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Death 13 Oct 2020 (aged 84)
North Augusta, Aiken County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Williston, Barnwell County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 216920681 · View Source
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Williston, SC - Janice Martin Wakefield passed away peacefully on October 13, 2020 at her sister's home in North Augusta, SC, where she was surrounded with love and attention.

Janice was born in Greenville, SC on May 21, 1936 to William Benton Martin and Macy Elma Love. In 1950, she moved with her family to Williston, SC, where she met the love of her life, Roland. Janice graduated from Williston-Elko High School in 1954. After graduation, Janice went to work at the Savannah River Plant and retired from E.I. Dupont after 37 years of service. She absolutely loved her work and fellowship with her co-workers.

She loved her hometown of Williston, and loved to socialize each day at Meeting on Main restaurant where she had her own table and welcomed everyone to sit. Janice was well known for her generosity to others. She had a servant's heart and was always concerned for the well- being of others. She was a member of the Williston Presbyterian Church.

Janice served on many committees, but she was most proud of serving on the board of the Williston Museum which was founded by her late sister Billie Jean Sprawls.

She is survived by her sisters Miriam Mills of Columbia, SC, and Donna Farr (Bill) of North Augusta, SC; nephew, Dan Holloway (Holly), and nieces, Ashley Harris (Adam) of Augusta, GA, Ginger Subers (Jay), Kimberly Nichols (Dan) and Susan Callahan (Derrick) ; and twelve grand nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Roland of 55 years, her father William Benton Martin, her mother Macy Love Martin, and her sister Billie Jean Sprawls. The family would like to thank her caregivers Diane Johnson, Bobbie Normand, and Evelyn McFadden.

Services will be Graveside at the Williston Cemetery 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 17, 2020 with the Rev. Dr. Beth Yarborough officiating. The family will visit with friends immediately following the service at the cemetery on Saturday. Folk Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

[Published in The Aiken Standard on Wednesday, October 14, 2020]

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  • Added: 14 Oct 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 216920681
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Janice Martin Wakefield (21 May 1936–13 Oct 2020), Find a Grave Memorial no. 216920681, citing Williston Cemetery, Williston, Barnwell County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by TWHarley (contributor 49324772) .