Janice Elaine Harrelson, 63, died Sunday, May 13, 2012 at her residence. Mrs. Harrelson was born June 21, 1948 in Appling County to the late Robert Lee Carter and the late Marjorie Cason Carter. She was a member of the Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Harrelson was employed by the Appling County Board of Education as a secretary for the Appling County High School. She was the 2011 Homecoming Grand Marshal and was a Relay for Life honoree. A sister, Linda Christmas, preceded Janice in death.
Survivors include her husband, Weldon Lanier Harrelson of Baxley; two daughters, Regina Carter Eason and Kimberly Rena Carter both of Spartenburg, South Carolina; one stepdaughter, Michelle (Rick) Houston of Baxley; two daughters-in-law, Donna St. John of Gadsten, Alabama and Kim King of Richmond Hill, South Carolina; two stepsons Lanier Harrelson of Gadsten, Alabama and Lyle Harrelson of Baxley; three sisters Patricia Reeves of Baxley, Connie Sargent of Spartenburg, South Carolina, and Lynette Swager of Inman, South Carolina; one brother Tollie Carter of Keystone Heights, Florida; ten grandchildren, one great grandchild, and 25 nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral Services were held at 4:00pm Tuesday, May 15 at Ten mile Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Daniels and the Rev. Wayne Williamson officiating. Internment followed in the Zoar Cemetery.
Active Pallbearers were Tollie Gosnell, Robbie Carter, Keith Harrelson, Scott Sumner, Lonnie Johnson Jr., and Jeffery Bullard.
Honorary Pallbearers were the Genesis Adult Sunday School Class of Ten Mile Church, Cameron Harrelson, Appling County High School Administrative staff and teachers, staff of Southern Care and Dr. Dwayne Moore’s staff.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Gail Taylor, 124 Brown Street, Baxley, GA 31513.
Musical selections were rendered by Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church choir and Redeeming Grace trio.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.