DAYTON Funeral services will be held at noon on Monday at the Bibleland Church of God in Christ for Miss Janice Denise Woods.
Sister Janice Denise Woods was born in Youngstown on April 10, 1955, to her parents, Perry and Essie Mae (Gamble) Woods.
She was called home to be with the Lord on June 24, 2013. She was surrounded by her family at Hospice House in Dayton.
She attended The Rayen School. Sister Janice Woods was a member of the Bibleland Church of God in Christ, where she accepted the Lord as her personal savior.
Sister Janice had an amazing personality and fun loving sense of humor. She will always be remembered for her ability to reenact her humorous stories. She was lovingly called Aunt Banana by her nieces and nephews.
She leaves to cherish and treasure her memory, three children, Jerome and Sinchonia Woods, both of Youngstown and Sawaila Woods of Dayton; 13 grandchildren, Carlwailen, Janazia, Jerray, Khalil, Kaysha, Jalaya, Jaylin, Jahlia and Jerome II, Benjamin, Brayleona, Bryesha and Asyria; six sisters, Leslie (Julius, deceased) Norman, Sylvia (Arthur) Clinkscale, Cheryl (Kendrick, deceased) Silas and Arlene Woods, all of Youngstown, Delores Rene (Elder Maurice) Tucker of Hubbard and Ruby Joann (Walter) Duncan of Liberty; two aunts, Gladys Parker and Better McQueen, both of Youngstown; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Perry and Essie Mae Woods Sr.; brother, Perry Woods Jr.; sister LaVern Woods.
She will be missed.
Arrangements are being handled by the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home.