MURRAY — Mrs. Janice Farris Weatherford, age 70, of Murray, Kentucky, died Saturday, March 9, 2013, at home with her family all around her.
Mrs. Weatherford was born in Murray, Kentucky on March 9, 1943, to Ben Keys Farris and Lejenia H. Farris. Mrs. Weatherford was preceded in death by her father, Ben Keys Farris; one brother, Donald Ben Farris in infancy; and one sister, Wanda Joyce Farris when she was 1 year old.
Mrs. Weatherford is survived by her husband and best friend, Larry D. Weatherford of Murray, Ky., to whom she married on March 31, 1962; her mother, Lejenia H. Farris of Murray, Ky.; two sons, Kim L. Weatherford and wife Diana (their children are Emma and Abby) of Flower Mound, Texas and Timothy L. Weatherford and wife Peggy (their children are Hannah, Will, Emily, Jacob, Claire and niece Sandy) of Franklin, Tenn.; one sister, Rita F. Burton (who was married to the late John Dudley Burton) of Hazel, Ky.; Dudley and Rita’s son John Benjamin Burton and wife Tiffany (their child is Haley) of Owensboro, Ky.; one brother-in-law, Charlie L. Burkeen and wife Oleta of New Providence, Ky.; four sisters-in-law, Alice Bell and her husband JB, Evelyn Burkeen, Mary Ann Burkeen and Myrtle Lou Freeman all of Murray, Ky.; one uncle, Hardeman Hendon and wife Avis of Nashville, Tenn.; three aunts, Blanche Pittman, Audrey Hendon and Rachel Thomasson all of Murray, Ky.; several cousins; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews.
Mrs. Weatherford was a member of the Glendale Road Church of Christ. Mrs. Weatherford exemplified Proverbs 31. She was the perfect example of a Godly wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with John Dale, Kim Weatherford and Timothy Weatherford officiating. Burial will follow in the Hicks Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, from 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Glendale Road Church of Christ, 1101 Glendale Road, Murray, KY 42071 (270) 753-3714