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Janice Taylor Hoskins Janice Taylor Hoskins, 55, departed this life on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at Laurel Heights Nursing Home in London, Ky., surrounded by her husband, her daughter, and her brothers and sisters. She was born on May 29, 1960, in London, Ky., to Henry and Christine Steele Taylor, both of whom preceded her in death. Preceding her in death besides her parents were two nephews, Bobby’s boys, infant Robert Clayton Taylor and our precious Gregory Lee Taylor. Janice leaves this life to mourn her passing, her loving husband of 33 years, John Hoskins IV; her two children, Jessica Hoskins Bales (Andy) of London; John Hoskins V of Honolulu, Hawaii; and four grandchildren who were the lights of her life, Cole, Clay, Cash and Cassidy Bales. She also leaves a daughter LeAnn Hoskins Ellison and LeAnn’s daughter, Kaetlee Ellison. Janice is further survived by brothers, Bobby Taylor, Larry Taylor and his wife Joan Hopper Taylor, and Joey Taylor, all of London; and Bill Taylor and his wife Barbara Caudill Taylor of Danville; sisters Christie Williams (Cliff) of London; Kathy Sears (Bill) of Corbin and Joyce Cummins (Joe) of Mt Vernon. Sister-in-law, Janice Mays Gilbert also survives. Also surviving are Janice’s mother-in-law, Anna Lee Proffitt (Donald); sister-in- laws Sandy Robinson (Bill), and Teresa Walker (William) and brother-in-law, Donnie Proffitt (Kim). She leaves to mourn her passing nieces and nephews that she adored, Bobby’s son, Todd Taylor of London; Larry’s children, Jeff Taylor of Oxford, Ala., and Shana Taylor Jackson of London; Bill’s children, Annette Taylor and Mark Taylor of Danville; Christie’s children, Rob Wesley of Franklin, Ky., Suzie Wesley Abrams of Bowling Green, and Tonisha Spurlock of London; Kathy’s children, Chris Sears of Winchester and Brittany Sears of Corbin; Joyce’s children, Melissa Fain and Stephanie Rader both of Mt Vernon, and Joey’s son, Jayson Taylor of London. Janice was a graduate of Laurel County High School and attended Sue Bennett Junior College in London. She was a former employee of Kay and Kay Construction and the Laurel County Board of Education. She was saved at Corinth Baptist Church where she and her family were long standing members. It was there (and at home) that she learned foundational truths, memorized scripture and learned about Jesus from great teachers such as Wilma Boggs and Mary Mardis who are walking streets of gold with her now. Janice later joined and was a current member of Soul’s Harbor Church in London. Pallbearers are Janice’s nephews, Todd Taylor, Jeff Taylor, Mark Taylor, Taylor Johnson, Chris Sears, and Jayson Taylor. Janice will be greatly missed, but we know that she has a glorified body now and has no more pain ... “My mind’s eye remembers this trouble I’ve seen. All I have been through and how I long to be free. But I learn by her patience, that I need her resolve, to wait for the opening of eternity’s halls. And I know that in time, we will stand side by side when Jesus comes back, receiving his bride.” Funeral service for Janice Taylor Hoskins were conducted 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in London Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ronnie Ball and Brad Parrett officiating. Burial followed at Locust Grove Cemetery, Laurel County, The family of Janice Taylor Hoskins received friends from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, also at London Funeral Home.
Published on  February 11, 2016
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