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Janice (Cloyd) Strawn

December 11, 1953 ~ September 20, 2021 (age 67)


Janice Ann Strawn, 67, of Parsons, TN, passed away Monday, September 20th, at St. Thomas Mid-Town Hospital in  Nashville.  

She was a Riverside High School graduate, was retired from the Decatur County Chamber of Commerce. Serving as the Director of the Chamber, Janice was a participant in the Governor's Three-Star Program 2000-2006, established and directed the Decatur County Leadership Class 2000-2006, assisted with the establishment of the Decatur County Education Foundation and served as a board member and participated in the JTPA Workplace Initiative. Janice had worked in administration at Swan Hose in Lexington. Janice was a member of Corinth Baptist Church where she served 20 years as church treasurer.

Janice is  survived by her husband of over 50 years, Max L. Strawn, of Parsons; two daughters, Misty (Jerry) Lowery, of Parsons; Amy Strawn, of Parsons; two sisters, Gwen Pope, of Parsons; Sharon (Johnny) Bell, of Parsons. 
She is also survived by 3 Grandchildren - Chana & Khamon Garrett, of Parsons and Shelby (Aaron) Folden, of Decaturville; 1 Great Grandchild - Anniston Bailey; mother-in-law, Butonne Jackson, of Parsons; sister-in-law, Renae (Danny) Lomax, of Decaturville.

She was preceded in death by her father, Donald Cloyd, her mother, Nellie Jean Burton, a brother-in-law, Randy Pope.

Her Funeral Service will be held at Corinth Baptist Church, Darden, TN, at 2 PM on Thursday, September 23rd,  with Bro. Don Franks and Bro. Brad Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Corinth Cemetery. 

Visitation is Wednesday 4 PM - 9 PM and Thursday 10 AM until service at Corinth Baptist Church. 

Masks are preferred during the visitation and funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to:
St. Jude Childrens Hospital 501 St Jude Place  Memphis, TN 38105 or
Susan G Koman Foundation   13770 Noel Rd   Suite 801889   Dallas, TX 75380

Reed's - Decaturville is in charge of arrangements.


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September 22, 2021

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Corinth Baptist Church

September 23, 2021

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Corinth Baptist Church

Funeral Service
September 23, 2021

2:00 PM
Corinth Baptist Church

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