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 funeral home.

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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