Janice Kay Meeks, 82, formerly of Lometa and Bryan, Texas passed away on February 12, 2023, in Cedar Park. She was born on July 25, 1940, in Santa Anna, Texas to Louis Darrell Whitley and Juanita Alexander Whitley.
Visitation will be held at Sneed-Carnley Funeral Chapel on Friday, February 24, 2023, from 6 pm to 8 pm. Graveside services will be at Long Cove Cemetery in Lometa on Saturday, February 25, 2023, at 2 pm.
Janice grew up in Adamsville and Lampasas and graduated from Lampasas High School in 1958. After high school, she pursued a career in nursing in Amarillo where she met the love of her life and best friend, Jimmy Wayne Meeks. They were married on September 4, 1959, in Amarillo and were happily married for 50 years. Together they adopted two children, Treon Kay, and Regina Ann, and Janice became a full-time homemaker. The family moved to Colorado in 1970 and remained there until 1984 when they returned to their roots in Texas.
Janice was preceded in death by her parents, Darrell Whitley, and Juanita Stephens; husband, Jimmy Wayne Meeks; her beloved step-father, Otho Stephens; her aunt and uncle, Velma and Bill Price; grandson, Zachary Cordova; her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Jo and Bill Austin, Tiva, and Lee Jackson and Lou Lynch.
Janice is survived by her daughters, Treon Beavers of Dumas, Texas; Regina Hallmark (Kevin) of Florence, Texas; her brother, Jack Whitley (Lamuang "Nang"), of Don Wai, Thailand; her grandchildren, Adrian Joseph Cordova, Seth Andrew Hallmark, Logan Ryan Hallmark, and Abigail Laine Hallmark; great-grandchildren, Azlynn Jai and Adrian Joseph Cordova, Jr., Aliyah Joi Cordova-Najera, Zachary David Cordova, Jr, and her much-loved nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations are made to the Long Cove Cemetery Association, PO Box 296, Lometa, TX, 76853 or the charity of your choice.