Janice Kay (Ward) Woodruff

September 29, 1942 ~ October 7, 2019 (age 77)


Janice Kay Woodruff, 77, of Gillespie, IL, died at St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, IL on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 3:35 am. She was born September 29, 1942, in Gillespie, IL to John Ward & Elizabeth (Peters) Ward. She married William "Woody" Woodruff on March 18, 2002 in Memphis, TN. She was a retail floor manager for drug stores. Janice was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church of Gillespie, IL. She is survived by her spouse, William "Woody" Woodruff of Gillespie, IL, children, Daniel R. Welch of Carlinville, IL, Darren D. (Cindy) Welch of Gillespie, IL, Gina G. Corbin of Gillespie, IL, Donna K Welch of Staunton, IL, step son, Jeffrey Broderick of CA, step daughter, Beth Ann (Larry) Johnson of Eldridge, IA, grandchildren, Misty Fritz, Dustin (Christine) Welch, Courtney (Isaiah) Law, Summer Johnson, Devynn Johnson, Piper Johnson, great-grandchildren, Lettie D. Law, Dierks J. Law, Oliver W. Welch, brother, William (Pat) Ward of Raymond, IL and many nieces and nephews. Janice was preceded in death by her parents, mother in law, Ellen Davidson, father in law, William Davidson, brothers, Jack Ward, Dick Ward, sisters, Betty McCulley, Mildred Heck and Marilyn Enlow. Friends may call on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Funeral services are Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Trinity Baptist Church, Gillespie, IL with Pastor Richard Hill officiating. Burial will be at Gillespie Cemetery, Gillespie, IL. Memorials are suggested to Macoupin County Animal Shelter, Gillespie Cemetery or Trinity Baptist Church . Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

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October 11, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie
203 E Elm
Gillespie, IL 62033

Funeral Service
October 12, 2019

11:00 AM
Trinity Baptist Church
502 S Macoupin
Gillespie, IL 62033


Macoupin County Animal Shelter

Gillespie Cemetery

Trinity Baptist Church
Gillespie IL

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