Janice Harpe Rackley

PELHAM - Janice Harpe Rackley, 87, of Pelham, GA died, Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home, Pelham.

Graveside services will be on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Visitation is today, Tuesday, September 10,2013 from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Pinecrest Memory Gardens. Rev. David Pickering will officiate.

Pallbearers include, Blake Rackley, Taylor Strickland, Lee Flynt, Quen Rackley, Jackson Rackley and Cash Burthold.

Mrs. Rackley was born February 4, 1926 in Pinehurst, GA to the late Horace J. and Mildred Eve Jones Harpe. Janice was a homemaker and married to the late Dr. Roy C. Rackley, Jr. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pelham and a member of the William T. Flynt #303 Order of Eastern Star. Mrs. Rackley was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a star basketball player in high school and her hobbies included golf, fishing and bridge. First and foremost, her true love was her family.

Survivors include her children: Merrill Rackley and wife, Becky, of Dawsonville, GA, Gayle Strickland and husband, Wayne, of Nashville, GA, Jan McNeill and husband, Pat, of Ochlocknee, GA; Grandchildren: Quen Rackley, Dr. Blake Rackley, Rich Strickland, Dr. Eric Flynt, Taylor Strickland,Leanne Burthold;Great grandchildren: Jackson Rackley, Jon Michael Rackley, Kiersten Rackley, Sara Kate Flynt,Shephard Flynt, Greysen Strickland, Annalee Strickland, Wyatt Lee Burthold and numerous nieces and nephew.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Roy C. Rackley, Jr; Parents, Horace J. and Mildred Eve Jones Harpe, and brother, Harold Jones Harpe.

Should you choose to make a donation, please do so to Pelham Parkway Nursing Home, 608 Dogwood Drive, Pelham, GA 31779 or to the Susan Komen Research for Breast Cancer Foundation.

To share your deepest sympathies and fondest memories, sign the online register book at www.jamerson-braswell .com.

Jamerson-Braswell Funeral Home

Pelham 229/294-2661