Janet Lee Allard Wilson, 86, of White Sulphur Springs, WV, passed peacefully on Thursday, August 18, 2022, surrounded by her family.
Jan was born February 9, 1936, in Fairmont, WV; daughter of the late James W. Allard and Monah Grace Fitzhugh Allard. She was also preceded in death by her brother, James C. “Jim” Allard.
Jan is survived by her three loving children and their spouses, Timothy “Tim” Wilson and Margaret, Jonathan “Jon” Wilson and Jewelia, and Amy M. Skaggs and Sean; grandchildren and their spouses, Kaitlin Tam and Alex, Caleb Wilson and Mariah, Lincoln Skaggs and Olivia, Landon Skaggs, Levi Skaggs and Jeimy, and Jada Nickerson; great-grandchildren, Ireland Wilson, Marlee Tam, Waylon Wilson, and Gianina Skaggs; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins; her beloved Eakle Chapel Church family; and many loving friends and neighbors.
Jan was loved by all who met her. She was a faithful member of Eakle Chapel United Methodist Church for 49 years, where she played the piano and led the church choir. For many years, she ran the Jack and Jill Preschool and touched many children’s lives throughout the years. She taught piano lessons for both children and adults and tuned pianos for several years.
A celebration of Jan’s life will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 1 p.m. at Eakle Chapel United Methodist Church on Big Draft Road, with Rev. Sean Skaggs and Rev. Ella Dorsey officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in Jan’s memory to: Eakle Chapel Church, C/O, ECC Treasurer, 247 Bear Lane, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986 or to Promedica Hospice, 2840 Electric Rd. S.W., Suite 106A, Roanoke, VA 24018-3551.
The family would like to especially thank Promedica Hospice; her nurse, Colby; aides, Kristen and Brandy; and liaison, Amy Mills, for their loving and compassionate care during her illness.
To leave condolences to the family, please visit: www.johnmoakey.com/memorials/janet-wilson/5004485/obituary.php.
John M. Oakey and Son Funeral Home, in Salem, VA, is in charge of the arrangements.