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“I will always remember her. She is dearly missed. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Tamara Stevens - Lanark, IL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this difficult time. Karyn & Gary Hargrove ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Karyn Hargrove - Pompano Beach, FL

“You will be missed Greatly by all who Love you. I so enjoyed our laughs, talks and Hugs. Rest High on the Mountain, It is time to Rest. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: JOYCE ANDERSON - BEECHGROVE, TN

“We made so many memories, growing up together, laughing and crying we stayed strong. I am so happy to call you my family and my dear friend. You...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Shirley Dyson - Bluefield, WV

“Please accept our condolences on your loss. May a lifetime of memories comfort you. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Mary and Scott Lazarus - OH

“I loved her laugh and sweet smile. God bless you and keep you, her loving family, during this difficult time and in the days that are to come. With...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Eileen Dyson - Bluefield, WV

“May God Bless and Comfort the family during this difficult time. Janice touched a lot of lives over the years and will be sadly missed. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Ralph Dyson Jr - Vinton, VA


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Janice L. Burress, age 72 of Prophetstown, died Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home.

Janice was born on August 13, 1944 in Montcalm, West Virginia, the daughter of Frank and Mamie Stevens. She married Edward Kenneth Burress on October 30, 1960 in Bluefield, Virginia. Janice was a homemaker all her life.

Survivors include her husband, Kenneth; two sons, David (Missy) Burress of Prophetstown and Michael (Tommy) Burress of Cleveland, Ohio; one granddaughter, Sierra Burress; one sister, Shelby Kelly of Bluewell, West Virginia; one brother, Garnett (Mary) Stevens of Rock Falls and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Helen Neal.

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 10:00-11:00 A.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Prophetstown. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Graveside rites will be at 2:00 P.M. at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

In lieu of flowers, memorials contributions may be made to the Prophetstown Ambulance service in Janice's memory.