Obituary of Janice Arlene Whitehead
Janice Arlene Whitehead, age 81, of Tipton, passed away March 19, 2021, at home surrounded by family and care of Hospice. She was born August 20, 1939, in Oscoda, MI to Victor and Christina Webb. On June 18, 1960, she married James Whitehead. He preceded her in death on March 7, 2009. Janice graduated from Garden City High, Garden City, MI in 1957.
Janice was a devoted wife, mother, and grandma. She loved spending time with her family and her doggy, Daisy. Janice also loved farming, raising hogs, traveling to Florida for the winter and riding on the back of the Harley motorcycle. Janice loved her lottery, shopping and making many new friends, and talking on the phone. She loved getting her hair done in Onsted for the past 22 years and eating her favorite biscuits and gravy at Shugar Creek Restaurant. She also loved collecting her dolls and beanie babies.
Janice is survived by her three children, Victor (Sue) Whitehead of Tipton, Jackie (Dave Hassenzahl) Tabbert of Adrian, and Judy (Brad) Williams of Tipton; grandchildren; Jimmy (Kelsie) Tabbert, Jason (Kelly) Tabbert, Chelsie (Dave) Holmes, Hayden, Harley, and Hailey Whitehead, and Owen Williams; four great-grandchildren, Ethan Tabbert, Mara and Karsen Tabbert, and Chase Holmes; four step great-grandchildren; Julianna, Maddie, Bella, and Chance; one brother, Dick ”Gerri” Webb; one sister-in-law, Marilyn Webb; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her soulmate, Jim, she was preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Christina Webb; two brothers, Don and Bob (Arlene) Webb; and granddaughter, Callie Whitehead.
Visitation for Janice will be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., followed by a funeral service beginning at 1 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Tecumseh with Pastor Tom McMichael officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Cemetery in Tipton.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Lenawee or to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Envelopes are available at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Tecumseh.
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