Mrs. Janice M. Sartain, 71, of Johnson City, Tenn., passed away Monday, November 25, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
A native of Carter County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Ray Thomas and Mary Ann Fair Taylor.
Mrs. Sartain was a retired inspector at Siemens. She was a member of Rich Acres Freewill Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John David Sartain, and a sister, Maxine Taylor.
Survivors include two daughters, Deborah Sartain and Pamela Sartain, both of Johnson City, Tenn.; a brother, Lloyd Thomas Taylor and wife Darlene, Elizabethton, Tenn.; a sister, Dean Hill and husband Ernest, Johnson City, Tenn.; and a special friend, Henry Britt, Johnson City, Tenn. Several grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Mrs. Sartain will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, November 29, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Rev. Kenneth Grindstaff officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, prior to the service, or at the residence at anytime. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 30, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family would like to express a special thank you to the nursing staff of the 5300 wing of Johnson City Medical Center for their loving care of Mrs. Sartain. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Memorial and Honor Program, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942. Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.hathawaypercy.com.
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Sartain family. Office (423) 543-5544.
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