Peterson Funeral Chapel


            Janice Patricia Jolly, 75, of Mt. Vernon passed away Monday, January 9, 2017 in her home.
            She was born to Joseph and Ruble Parker Ford on June 13, 1941 in Aurora, MO.  She was a retired Occupational Therapist at the Missouri Rehabilitation Center in Mr. Vernon and was a member of the Northside Baptist Church.  She was baptized November 18, 2012.
            Survivors include her life mate, Jerry "Homer" Johnson of Mt. Vernon; son, Michael Dion of Florida; sister, Lillian Cheever of Miller, MO.; 3 grandchildren, Michael A. Dion, Alonzo Espinoza and Emanuel Dion; 3 great-granddaughters; 4 nieces, 2 nephews, 4 great-nieces and 2 great-nephews.
            She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Carl Ford.
            Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 12 at 10:00 a.m. in the Northside Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel, Aurora.  There will be no graveside services.
            Visitation will be held Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. in the church.