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Janice Yvonne Lucas Cantrell

August 11, 1948 ~ December 16, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Janice Yvonne Lucas Cantrell Obituary


Janice Yvonne Lucas Cantrell, 75, of Jeffersonville, KY, formerly of Chapmanville, WV, was born on August 11, 1948, at Phico. to the late Arthur and Lucy Dalton Hale. She went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 16, 2023, leaving from Lexington, KY.

Janice retired from the Logan County Board of Education. She was a long-standing member of Camp Creek Holiness Church. Janice loved with all her heart and was always a call away when anyone needed help. She loved the Lord with all her heart and would share the Gospel with anyone that would listen. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy, and she was very proud of each of them for their accomplishments.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 50 years, Jackie Lee Lucas; four brothers, Bobby Hale, Jerry Hale, Charles Hale, and Ted Hale; one sister, Pamela Messer; and one grandson, Aaron Matthew.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Charlie Cantrell; four daughters, Melissa (Bobby) Rakes, Dina (Josh) Caldwell, Darla (Jamie) Jones, and April Lucas; one son, Jr. (Karin) Cantrell; eight grandchildren, Rebekah Lewis, Emily (Blake) Miller, Haley (Adam) Whitt, Tylerlee Jones, Matthew Jones, and Gabriel Jones, Haley Cantrell and Ivee Cantrell; seven great-grandchildren, Hunter, Lyra, Gage, Natalie, Jacklynn, Vanessa, and Adlee; one special brother-in-law, Dan Messer; one special sister-in-law, Marge Hale; and a very special friend, Trish Scaggs. Additionally, Janice leaves behind many nieces and nephews along with a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 21, 2023, at the Evans Funeral Home Chapel at Chapmanville, WV, with Rachel Wilson and George Scott officiating.

Burial will follow in the Lucas Family Cemetery at Harts, WV. Her grandsons and other family members will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services at Chapmanville, WV.


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December 21, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
334 Crawley Creek Rd.
Chapmanville, WV 25508

Funeral Service
December 21, 2023

2:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
334 Crawley Creek Rd.
Chapmanville, WV 25508

December 21, 2023

Lucas Family Cemetery
Rockhouse Branch
Harts, WV 25524


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