Janice Lynn Simons

November 7, 1957 - November 11, 2017

Janice "Jan" Lynn Simons, 60, of Waco passed away on Saturday at her home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Friday, November 17, at Meadowbrook Baptist Church, at 1207 N. Old Robinson Rd., in Waco, Texas. The Rev. Curtis Holland, a close friend of the family, will perform the service. Burial will follow at Billington Cemetery near Axtell, Texas. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, November 16, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Dr., in Robinson, Texas.

She was born November 7, 1957, at Methodist Hospital in Dallas, Texas, to James Lawson and Mary Imogene (Brown) Tucker. She grew up in Billington and in Waco, Texas. She married Randall Simons on December 29, 1995 and they settled in Speegleville, Texas. Jan loved to help people and spent much of her life working in the Radiology department at Providence Hospital in Waco. After retiring, Jan loved being outdoors working in the yard, fishing with Randy, or playing with her two lovable bloodhounds Harley and Jax. She loved to read and shared her love of books with her daughter, Jamee. Above all else, she loved her family. Her grandkids were her greatest love. Her favorite thing to tell Morgan, Maryn, Lawson, Elliot and Hazel was "I love you to the moon and back."

She was preceded in death by her parents, J.L. and Mary Imogene (Brown) Tucker; and her beloved sister, Barbara Yarborough Scheler.

She is survived by her husband, Randy; son, Billy Kitchens and wife, Stephanie; daughter, Jamee Binner and husband, Kyle; step-son, Jeffrey Simons and wife, Alyse; brother, Jimmy and wife, Debbie; brother, Kenneth and wife, Glenda; brother, Joe and wife, Shelly; brother, David and wife, Lori; lifelong best friend, Sue Roberts; and grandchildren, Morgan, Maryn, Lawson, Elliot and Hazel.

Her beloved nephews, Kenny Tucker, Jr., David Tucker, Jr., Jason Tucker, Kyle Tucker, Jeffrey Tucker, Cory Tucker, Jimmy Ray Yarborough and Johnny Ray Yarborough will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Fuzzy Friends Animal Rescue in Waco, Texas.

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Jack and Linda Henry

Billy, so sad to hear he news of your Mom and our prayers are with you. That was a great photo of her. I often wish I could have one more visit with my Mom.


Billy & Randy, I'm so sorry to hear of Jan's passing. She was such a sweet person and will be missed dearly by many. Our thoughts are prayers are with you all during these difficult times. Angie Makovy and family


Our thoughts & prayers for the family


My sincere condolences to the family. I have fond memories of a sweet & funny friend.

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