Janice R. McIntire, 81, of Waldron, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at MHP Medical Center.
Born Dec. 1, 1938, in Shelby County, she was the daughter of Frank and Justine (Creek) Davis Moore. She married Allen L. McIntire on Nov. 11, 1956, and he survives.
Other survivors include children, Barbara Weston (husband, Paul) of Greensburg, Jerry McIntire (wife, Beverly) of Shelbyville, Roger McIntire (fiancé, Brenda) of Waldron, Darin McIntire (wife, Roxanne) of Marietta, and Rodney McIntire (wife, Rachel) of Kankakee, Illinois; siblings, Norma Reedy (husband, Dale) of Cambridge, Ohio, and Jane Mefford (husband, Wes) of Trinway, Ohio; grandchildren, Aaron, Jonathon and Benjamin Boggs, Nathan, Jeremy and Brad McIntire, Brandon and Blake McIntire, Nathan and Noah Whitlock; and eight great-grandchildren, Adeline, Annalee, Amelia, Ava, Brycen, Kaylan, Vivian and Carson.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jim Davis.
Mrs. McIntire had lived in this area her entire lifetime. She had been a substitute teacher at Waldron Elementary School for 20-plus years and was a homemaker. She attended Shelbyville High School.
Janice was a member of First Church of the Nazarene of Shelbyville, where she received the Distinguished Service Award (the highest award for laymen), and was a longtime Sunday School and children’s church teacher at Shelbyville and in Florida when they wintered there.
Private services will be held at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Rd, on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at 1 p.m. Visitation will be on Friday, March 27, 2020, at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m.
Due to health regulations, only 10 people will be allowed at a time. Pastor John Wessic will be officiating.
Burial will be in Van Pelt Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Palliative Care Program of MHP Medical Center.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date after the pandemic is over.
Janice loved children, birds, flowers, traveling, camping and fishing. She was not only a mother to five of her own children, but also a mother to hundreds of other children she babysat for and also others she taught at church and at Waldron school. She was affectionately known to her child care children as Mommy McIntire, and at the school she was known as Grandma McIntire.
Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorge andson.com.