Janice Elaine Bagby, 75, Carthage, Missouri, passed away Friday, October 14, 2022, at her home. Janice was born on August 7, 1947, in Wheaton, Missouri, to the late Rev. James M. Wooten and Jewell (Lauderdale) Wooten. She was a graduate of Wheaton High School class of 1965. She was united in marriage to Jack Bagby on January 21, 1972, in Miami, Oklahoma, he preceded her in death on January 11, 2006. Janice attended First Assembly of God Church in Carl Junction, Missouri, as long as her health allowed. Janice worked for Schreiber Foods and then owned and operated Janice Bagbys Janitorial Services. Janice enjoyed sewing, gardening, canning, but most of all loved spending time with family, especially her kids, and grandkids.
Survivors include her three children, Jackie Linder (Chris), Carthage, Missouri, Justin Bagby (Mishelle), Carthage, Missouri, and Jeremy Bagby (Monica), Reeds, Missouri; three sisters; Ann Henson (Don) Cassville, Missouri, Pat Thomas, Carthage, Missouri, and Irene Day (DeWayne) Exeter, Missouri; two brothers, Glen Wooten (Sherrie), Carthage, Missouri, and Kenny Wooten (Sue), Ironton, Missouri; brother in-law, Clyde Bagby, Belton, Missouri, six granddaughters, Taylor, Ariel, Cali, Kelsi, Justice, and Justeen; three great granddaughter, Lainey, Kayla, and Brooklyn; two great grandsons, Maddox and Kingston; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Dale, James, Don, and Carroll; and two sisters Azalee Levy, and Helen Quade.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at the Knell Mortuary, with burial to follow in the Fasken Cemetery, Carthage. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at the Knell Mortuary. The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Kidney Foundation in care of the mortuary. Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortaruy.com. Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.