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Janice Estelle Leviton McTyier

Birth
Death
15 Apr 2022 (aged 74)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
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Janice McTyier, 74, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022, in Memphis, TN.

Janice, a lifelong Memphian, was born on December 26, 1947 to Harry and Dorothy Leviton. She graduated from Central High School and attended Southwestern at Memphis, where she graduated with Distinction and was active with Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. She earned a Masters of Education from Memphis State University. She taught French, English, and Spanish in the Memphis City School System for many years and was a special education teacher at the Bodine School for over twenty years. In addition to her classroom teaching, she also provided private tutoring for forty years.

Janice married Douglas McTyier in June of 1969, and they had two children, Jessica of Memphis, TN and Derek, of Vancouver WA.

She was an active member of Colonial Park United Methodist Church, where she served as the President of the UMW and participated in many Bible studies. She particularly enjoyed spending time with her family, participating in church activities, meeting with her luncheon groups, and reading. She was well known for her vibrant sense of humor and her love for animals. Janice is survived by her husband Doug, sister Marsha Cox (Mike), daughter Jessica Walters (Marc), son Derek McTyier (Gabriela), and grandsons Caleb Walters, Luke Walters, Desmond McTyier, and Paxton McTyier.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Colonial Park United Methodist Church, 5330 Park Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119, at 2:30 p.m. with visitation at 1:30 p.m.

Janice McTyier, 74, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022, in Memphis, TN.

Janice, a lifelong Memphian, was born on December 26, 1947 to Harry and Dorothy Leviton. She graduated from Central High School and attended Southwestern at Memphis, where she graduated with Distinction and was active with Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. She earned a Masters of Education from Memphis State University. She taught French, English, and Spanish in the Memphis City School System for many years and was a special education teacher at the Bodine School for over twenty years. In addition to her classroom teaching, she also provided private tutoring for forty years.

Janice married Douglas McTyier in June of 1969, and they had two children, Jessica of Memphis, TN and Derek, of Vancouver WA.

She was an active member of Colonial Park United Methodist Church, where she served as the President of the UMW and participated in many Bible studies. She particularly enjoyed spending time with her family, participating in church activities, meeting with her luncheon groups, and reading. She was well known for her vibrant sense of humor and her love for animals. Janice is survived by her husband Doug, sister Marsha Cox (Mike), daughter Jessica Walters (Marc), son Derek McTyier (Gabriela), and grandsons Caleb Walters, Luke Walters, Desmond McTyier, and Paxton McTyier.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Colonial Park United Methodist Church, 5330 Park Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119, at 2:30 p.m. with visitation at 1:30 p.m.

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