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Janice Elizabeth Taylor Boltz died Monday, April 12, 2010 at Springs Memorial Hospital. Her husband, sisters and friends were with her. She was born June 10, 1956 in Lancaster, the daughter of the late R.C. “Jake” Taylor and Evelyn Adams Jones Taylor. She grew up as an active member of Glenwood Heights Baptist Church and later became a member of Pleasant Dale Baptist Church.

Janice graduated from Lancaster High School and received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Mars Hill College in 1978 and continued with graduate work at Clemson University. She was also a licensed practical nurse. She had a passion for protecting the environment and animals. Her musical talents included singing, playing the piano and the flute.

Survivors include her husband, Larry; sisters, Carolyn Taylor, Eleanor Threatt, Sheila Roberts, all of Lancaster, SC and her brother, Richard Taylor and his wife, Beth of Atlanta, Ga.; and a number of nieces and nephews along with her favorite cat, Sassy. She was predeceased by her brother, Joey R. Taylor.

The family received friends at Baker Funeral Home in Kershaw, S.C., Sunday, April 18 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Graveside services followed at 3:00 p.m. at the Memorial Park in Lancaster, SC. Services were conducted by Rev. Dr. Ben Newman with music by Rev. Roy Barnes and flutist Roy Cross. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Dale Baptist Church, 133 S. Potter Road, Lancaster, SC 29720, or The Humane Society, Dept. MEMIT9, 2100 L. Street NW, Washington, DC 20037.