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Janice Brazzel O'Neal Finley

November 1, 1938 - December 1, 2018

Janice Brazzel O’Neal Finley went to be with her Lord, surrounded by her family, following a brief illness on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at her residence in Choudrant, LA.

Funeral services for Mrs. Finley, age 80, will be 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Alabama Presbyterian Church in Choudrant, LA.  Rev.…read more

Janice Brazzel O’Neal Finley went to be with her Lord, surrounded by her family, following a brief illness on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at her residence in Choudrant, LA.

Funeral services for Mrs. Finley, age 80, will be 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Alabama Presbyterian Church in Choudrant, LA.  Rev. Allison Moody will officiate the service assisted by Kendall Corkern.  Interment will follow in Sibley Cemetery in Choudrant, LA.  A visitation will be Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the Family Life Center at Alabama Presbyterian Church in Choudrant, LA.

Mrs. Finley was born on November 1, 1938 in Corinth, LA and died on December 1, 2018 in Choudrant, LA.  She was a member of Alabama Presbyterian Church in Choudrant, LA.  Janice graduated from Hico High School and in 1959 graduated from Warner Brown Nursing School in Eldorado, AR.

She worked for 59 years in nursing beginning at Lincoln General Hospital in Ruston in the operating room and was Assistant Director of Nursing; Union General Hospital in Farmerville as Director of Nursing; Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe as Chief Director of Nursing Education; St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe as Head Nurse (Medical Floor) and Skilled Nursing Director; and St. Patrick’s Psychiatric Hospital of Monroe, Director of Nursing. After retirement, she returned to work at Allegiance Behavioral Health Hospital in Ruston/Monroe as Chief Nursing Officer/Administrative Director of Nursing and worked until the time of her illness. She also enjoyed sewing, travel, shopping, and working in her yard and garden.

Janice is preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, James Robert O’Neal  and Earl “Sonny” Finley; sister, Vyonnell Brazzel Vining (Willie Earl Vining); brother, Vernon Wayne Brazzel; brother, Donald Truett Brazzel (Eva Nell Brazzel); brothers-in-law, Lane Stewart and Marshall Benedict; nephews, Stephen Earl Vining and Dewey Jadel Stewart.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Ruth Franklin of Lebanon, TN; sons, Robert Nolan O’Neal and wife Libby of Trophy Club, TX and James Walter (Jim) O’Neal and wife Angela of Choudrant, LA; grandchildren, Rachel Franklin of Lebanon, TN; Sarah O’Neal Cruz and husband Mitchel of Fort Worth, TX; Robyn O’Neal of Trophy Club, TX; Aulbani O’Neal of Choudrant, LA; Austin O’Neal of Trophy Club, TX; Merritt O’Neal of Choudrant, LA; sister, Murlene Benedict of Ruston; brother, Gene Brazzel and wife Carolyn of Ruston; sister, Hilda Estes and husband Mack of Ruston; special niece, Nanette Vining; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Special thank you from her family to Kim Frazier Roberson and Premier Hospice; Nanette Vining, her niece and caregiver; and everyone that has visited, called, texted, prayed and brought food and flowers during her illness.

Pallbearers will be, Eric Brazzel, Mitchel Cruz, Kirk Knowles, Lee Lowery, George Webb, and Tom Webb.

Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Brazzel, Keith Brazzel, Sherrill Wayne Brazzel, Truett Brazzel, Michael Brown, Steve Estes, Sean Finley, David O’Neal, and Rick O’Neal.

Memorials may be made to Alabama Presbyterian Church in Choudrant; Sibley Cemetery in Choudrant; and Brazzel Memorial Reunion in Corinth, LA.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.

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Visitation Information


Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Time: 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Alabama Presbyterian Church Family Life Center

 


Service Information


Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Time: 02:00 pm

Alabama Presbyterian Church in Choudrant, LA



Cemetery Information

Sibley Cemetery in Choudrant, LA


Memorial Information

Alabama Presbyterian Church in Choudrant; Sibley Cemetery in Choudrant; and Brazzel Memorial Reunion in Corinth, LA.


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