Janice M. Wilkinson, 78, of Orangefield, passed away Feb. 19, at Oakwood Manor in Vidor.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, at First Baptist Church in Orangefield with Bro. Cody Hogden, pastor, officiating.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Born in Hermitage, Ar., May 10, 1936, she was the daughter of Rufus Russell Wallace and Ona (St. John) Lyons. Janice was a small business owner. She owned a beauty salon and later in life owned Hunter Creek Grocery store on Hwy 1442 for overs 20 years. Janice was a member of First Baptist Church in Orangefield.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert M. “Bob” Wilkinson; mother, Ona Lyons; and father and step-mother, R.R. and Betty Wallace.

She is survived by her children, Milton R. Williams and wife, Martha and Michal Williams and wife, Laura, all of Orange; grandchildren, Chris Williams and wife, Emily, Greg Williams and wife, Channah, Shane Williams, Cheyenne Williams, and Kacie Kressman and husband, Kyle; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Jack Wallace and wife, Jane, of Crossett, Ar. and her sisters, Patty Baugh and husband, Don, of Clear Lake, Linda Totty and husband, Don, of Baytown and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Cremation is under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home.