She was born on Dec, 13, 1952m to the late James W. Ratcliff and Johnnie M. Ratcliff. She was a lifelong resident of Bradley County and has worked 30 years at Bradley County Health Department. She was a 1970 graduate of Cleveland High School and attended Cleveland State Community College.
She was of the Baptist faith.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her mother, Johnnie Ratcliff of Cleveland; the father of her children, Marcy Geren of Georgetown; two daughters: Meleah Geren and Michelle Anderson, both of Cleveland; sister, Deanna Thacker of Ooltewah; six grandchildren: Dakota Geren, Olivia Anderson, Phallyn Anderson, Mathew Ramsey, Trevor Ramsey and Colton Ramsey; and several nieces, nephews, and a host of other extended family members and friends.
The family will receive friends on Monday April 8, 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Standfield Baptist Church, located at 1549 No Pone Road, Georgetown, TN 37336.
A funeral service will follow visitation at the church at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Eric Geren officiating. Interment will be Tuesday April 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Dakota Geren, Mathew Ramsey, Olivia Anderson, Eddie Thacker, Dennis Mahoney, Dylan Chancey, Trevor Ramsey, Tanner Hunt, Justin Baliles, and Travis Petitt will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis.
You are invited to share a personal memory of Janice or your condolences with her family at her online Web page located at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service is honored to assist the Geren family with these arrangements.