Janice L. Doak, 83, of Decatur, died at 8:02 p.m., Sunday, February 8, 2015, in St. Mary’s Hospital.
Memorial service will be Tuesday, February 17, at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour before the service, to be held at West Decatur Church of God, 4500
West Main. Burial will follow in Maroa Cemetery. Memorials may be made to: West Decatur Church of God or Maroa/Forsyth Football Boosters. Tanzyus-
Logan Funeral Service & Care is handling the arrangements.
Mrs. Doak was born in Atwood, in December of 1931, daughter of Loren E. and Edith Randall. She married Thomas E. Doak in September of 1951. He
preceded her in death in February of 1988.
She was an avid Maroa/Forsyth High School sports fan. She especially enjoyed the years watching her beloved grandson, Chris, play baseball from t-ball
through high school. Her hobbies included: traveling, bowling, music, from country to classical, and poetry. The family fishing trips to Canada were special to
her. Her travels included trips to: Germany, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Sicily, British Isles, England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as Alaska and Hawaii.
She leaves behind two beloved sons: Clifford Lee of Decatur, Loren Edward (wife, Donna) of Maroa; grandsons: Christopher M. of Maroa, Andrew (wife,
Ramya) Lewis of Chicago, and Timothy William of Nashville, Tenn; one sister, Cleo P. Rose of Decatur; and many friends.
Mrs. Doak was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her sister Elizabeth, with whom she shared bowling and traveling.
During her later years, in the twilight of her life, she spent many quiet days reflecting on her life. Mostly on the years since her grandsons came along, and the
joy each one brought to Tom and her; this of course could not have been without the joy of having two fine sons. She was blessed with the love of a wonderful
husband, and beautiful times shared with family and friends. She had the great comfort of knowing her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She found great peace in
talking to Him in prayer before going to sleep. Janice said: “When judging a person, we need to look at the real heart and soul of the true character of that
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