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Graveside services for Janice Renne Anding Thorn, 70, of Burleson formerly of Athens have been scheduled for 3:30 P.M. Tuesday July 26, 2016 at Oaklawn Memorial Park with Bro. Frank Upchurch officiating under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home, Athens.
Mrs. Thorn passed away Saturday July 23, 2016 in Ft. Worth.
Janice was born October 14, 1945 in Athens to the late Hilman Tucker and Helen Francis Paroline Hicks. Janice spent many years as a hairdresser in Athens and taught cosmetology a couple of years at the junior college. She was an entrepreneur and was involved in many different businesses over the course of her life. She held her real estate license, owned a clothing store in Athens and sold health insurance just to name a few. She also loved to cook and make quilts.
She was preceded in death by her parents and first husband David Kenneth Anding who passed away in 1984.
Survivors include her husband of 30 years Bill Thorn, Burleson, son; Matt Anding, Tyler, daughter; Penny Rogers and husband Jeff, Mansfield, grandchildren; Chelsey Luttrell and husband Casey, Lance Anding and wife Brianna, Heather Anding, Ross McRee and Emma Rogers as well as one great grandbaby recently born in May, sister; Francis Buchinger and her husband Terry, Athens, nieces; Lorie Weaver and Amy Miller.
Honorary pallbearers will be Lance Anding, Ross McRee, Terry Buchinger, Jeff Rogers and Casey Luttrell.
Visitation for family and friends has been scheduled for Monday evening from 5-7 P.M. at the funeral home.
If you would like to leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family you may do so at www.carroll-lehr.com.
Published on July 25, 2016
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