Janice Andrus Fuqua

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Born: June 8, 1943
Died: May 7, 2013
Age: 69 years old

Janis Ruth Andrus Fuqua, 69, died in Mercy Hospital on May 7, 2013 after a brief illness.

She was born June 8, 1943 in Mayfield, KY to the late Perry and Ena Andrus. She graduated from Farmington High School, Class of 1961.

Janis married Ben David Fuqua on June 9, 1962 and they were blessed with nearly 51 years of marriage. Janis was a very loving person who cared greatly for others.

She retired from the Springfield School System as a Paraprofessional, working her entire career with the special kids at Delaware Elementary.

Janis was a member of Schweitzer United Methodist Church and the Homebuilders Class. God got an angel, but she will be greatly missed by family and many friends.

Janis is survived by her husband, Ben Fuqua, her children, Allyson and Scott Nicholson, North Pole, Ak and Alicia and Aaron Farris, Tulsa, OK. She was “Nanny” to her special grandchildren, David, Courtney, and Tyler Nicholson and Rowdy and Dylan Farris. She is also survived by her brother, Charles (Jan) Andrus, New Orleans, LA , sister-in-law Patricia Andrus, Sanford, NC and a large number of nieces and nephews.

Janis was proceeded in death by two brothers, Donnie and David.

Visitation will be from 5-8 pm, Friday May 10 at Green Lawn East Funeral Home. The funeral will be held at Schweitzer United Methodist Church on Saturday, May 11 at 11:00 am with Pastors Jim Mason, Clayton Smith, and Robert Cassidy presiding.

A second visitation will be held at Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY on Sunday, May 12 from 5-8 pm.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, May 13 at 11 am at Farmington Cemetery in Farmington, KY. Rev. Ben Stratton and Richard Adams will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Ben and Janis Fuqua Agricultural Scholarship Fund at MSU Foundation, The American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association, or Schweitzer UMC.

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Byrn Funeral Home

1020 Paris Rd
Mayfield, KY
Phone: (270) 247-3592‎