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1955 Janice 2019

Janice Crist

June 21, 1955 — May 31, 2019

Janice Ann Crist of Como, Texas was called home to be with our Heavenly Father on Friday, May 31at, 2019.  Janice was born in Raynes, Louisiana on June 21, 1955 to Robert and Ann Messer.

Janice is remembered by her mother, Ann Graham Messer, brother, Robert Messer and wife, Mary of Terrell, Her children, John Crist, Joseph Crist and wife, Jennifer of Como, Wade Crist and wife. Sarah of Sulphur Springs and Jennifer Diane Crist of Amarillo.  Four grandchildren, John, Colton, Jaeden Collins and Jacob Crist, all of Como. Janice also is remembered by her niece, Anne Messer of Terrell and nephew, Billy Bob Messer and wife, Amanda of Carrollton, TX., as well as three great nieces and two great nephews, numerous cousins and extended family and friends.  Janice was preceded in death by her father, Robert (Bob) Messer and grandparents.

Janice was first and foremost a loving, caring mother.  She graduated nursing school in 1977 and dedicated her life to serving others.  She loved to play the piano and enjoyed singing Gospel music in both her church and local Gospel groups.  Janice was a kind, loving soul who gave to others selflessly, encouraging all she net to seek the Lord and praise HIS name.  Our loss is now Heaven’s gain.  Until we meet again….

Please join us as we celebrate her life with visitation services at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home on Saturday, June1, 2019 from 6 pm – 8 pm.  Memorial service will also be held at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, June 3, 2019 at 3 PM.  Interment will follow at Black Oak Cemetery in Hopkins County Texas

Pallbearers will include: John Collins, Colton Collins, Jacob Crist, Billy Bob Messer, Wesley Crist, Keven Harris and Rick Warren.

Memorials can be made to Winnsboro House of Praise or Mt. Vernon Oasis Church.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Janice Crist, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, June 1, 2019

6:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home

419 Gilmer St, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

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Funeral Service

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Starts at 3:00pm (Central time)

Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home

419 Gilmer St, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

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