Janice Kay Chenoweth

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Janice Kay Chenoweth

October 02, 1938 - February 17, 2019

Janice Kay Chenoweth Janice Kay Chenoweth, a longtime resident of Welch, Okla., passed away Sunday evening, February 17, 2019, while surrounded by her loving family. She was 80 years old.
She was born October 2, 1938, in Vinita, Okla., to Jesse Clifford Collins and Edith Lorene (Coats) Collins. She was a graduate of Welch High School. After high school, she attended the Miami Business College. On November 23, 1956, she married Wayne Wright "Tobe" Chenoweth in a ceremony at the Welch Christian Church.
She worked in the clerical field at Eastern State Hospital and then for B.F. Goodrich. She then served as the grade school secretary for Welch Public Schools before going to work at the Welch State Bank where she retired after 20 plus years.
She was a longtime, active member of the Welch Christian Church where she taught the Nursery class for many years. She sang in the choir and with a church quartet. Her family was her life, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved attending sporting events her grandkids were involved in.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Tobe, on February 5, 2000.
She is survived by three sons, Kelly Chenoweth and wife, Jodie, of Joplin, Todd Chenoweth and wife, Jamie, of Welch, and Tony Chenoweth and wife, Barbara, of Welch; a sister, Billye Able and husband, Larry, of Welch; nine grandchildren, Chris, Casey, Sam, Kyle, Jesse, and Kaiden Chenoweth, Lindsey Sjorlund, Christy Alsbury, and Doug Kerby; 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at the Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Welch. Services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, February 21, 2019, at the Welch Christian Church. Minister Jesse Burns will officiate. Grandsons will serve as casket bearers along with grandson-in-laws, Malachi Sjorlund and Dexter Alsbury. She will be laid to rest in the Welch Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please honor Janice with a donation to the Welch Christian Church P.O. Box 296 Welch, OK 74369 or the Welch Public Schools Enrichment Foundation c/o Welch State Bank P.O. Box 129 Welch, OK 74369.
Online condolences can be made at www.thomasfuneralhomewelchok.com
Services are by the Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Welch.
Published on February 19, 2019
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