Rita Joyce January
8/9/1936 - 6/7/2017
Rita Joyce January, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017.
Services will be 11 am Friday, June 9, 2017 at Bellmead
Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Terry Wilkerson officiating. Burial will be at
Rosemound Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 pm Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the
Rita was born August 9, 1936 in Waco, to Earl and Susie
(Jones) Breeding and married Everette Edsol January on January 27, 1954. She
attended LaVega Schools the first 9 years and graduated from Waco High School
at age 16. After graduation, she worked at 1st National Bank on
Austin Ave. for two and a half years. She also worked at Winnís in Bellmead.
Rita was a member of Oak Lawn Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on
December 12, 2014; and a son, Jackie January.
Survivors include her daughter, Anne January Burns; her son,
Steve January and wife, Alice; grandchildren, Brian Burns and wife, Marla,
Aaron Burns and wife, Tiffany, Brandon January and wife, Megan and Blake
January; and several great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to Oak Lawn Baptist Church,
2105 Behrens Circle, Waco, TX 76705 or the charity of your choice.
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