Janice Bryant Orr

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Janice Bryant Orr, 57, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2012.

A Memorial Service was held Thursday, March 29, at Watson-Hunt Funeral Home.

The family suggests contributions to ARC of Macon, 4664 Sheridan Drive, Macon, GA 31210 or Happy Hour School, 202 N. Davis Drive, PMB #164, Warner Robins, GA 31093.

Janice was born in Lewisburg, and moved to Georgia in 1990. She was the daughter of the late William B. and Frances Orr.

Although Janice had Down Syndrome, she lived a full and happy life. She enjoyed listening to music, watching University of Tennessee football, Atlanta Braves baseball and participating in Special Olympic events. Among her favorite activities were eating out with family, and shopping with her group home friends and staff. She was a longtime employee of Happy Hour School.

Left to cherish her memory are her sisters, Ann Edwards (Neil) of Perry, Ga. and Mae Councill of Boone, N. C.; niece, Robin Ventress of Utah; nephew, Alan (Rosemary) Ventress of Canton, Ga.; and two great-nieces. She was preceded in death by a sister, Kay Orr Hepler.

Condolences may be left at www.watsonhunt.com.

This obituary is courtesy of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home.