Janice Nannen, 94, of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Osceola, died Jan. 15, 2014, in Mountain Home, Ark., where she had moved because of ill health.
Funeral services were 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main Street. Burial was in Murray Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Osceola Library for books, or the senior center meal site. Online condolences may be left at www.kalefuneralhome.com.
Janice Nannen, daughter of Eva (Hindes) and George Tuttle, was born March 27, 1919, in Clarke County.
On Oct. 8, 1939, Janice married Theodor A. “Ted” Nannen.
They lived on a family farm north of Murray for more than 38 years.
After Ted and Janice moved to Osceola in their retirement, she worked as a Clarke County home care aide for 10 years.
Janice volunteered as a Pink Lady at Clarke County Hospital and resident advocate at Osceola Nursing and Rehab Facility. She served in different offices at Osceola United Methodist Church. She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star, Book Lovers Club and bridge clubs and was literature chair of Federated Woman’s Club.
Since Aug. 17, 2000, she had companion Leland Hunt.
Janice is survived by her daughter Kathie (husband Steve) Smith of Mountain Home, Ark.; grandson Timothy (wife Kristin) Smith; great-grandsons, Ian and Dalton of Fort Smith, Ark.; granddaughter Susannah (husband Charles) Babb; and great-granddaughter Elizabeth of Fort Worth, Texas.
Janice was preceded in death by her parents and husband.