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JOPLIN, Mo. - Janice A. Roughton, age 80, of Joplin, Mo., passed away at 8:25 a.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Joplin. Janice was born October 18, 1936, in Joplin, and lived in the Joplin area most of her life.
Janice worked over 20 years for Sam's Club, in Joplin, retiring in 2012. She was a graduate of Duenweg High School and was a member of the Wildwood Baptist Church.
Janice married Donald Roughton November 27, 1954, in Joplin. He preceded her in death on January 28, 2014. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jody Brian Roughton.
Survivors include two sons, Kevin Roughton and wife, Teresa, Webbers Falls, Okla., and Scott Roughton and wife, Sueanne, rural Jasper, Mo.; two brothers, Gayle Wells and wife, Nina, Grove, Okla., and Greg Wells and wife, Evelyn, Joplin; four grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Mason-Woodard Chapel, with Vic Hailey, minister, officiating. Burial will follow at the Osborne Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at the chapel.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mason-Woodard Mortuary, of Joplin.
Published on June 23, 2017
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