Janice Lynn Rush was born, May 26, 1958 to Johnnie and Marion Rush in Norfolk, Virginia. She received her education at Norfolk Public Schools, graduating from Lake Taylor High School in 1976. She went on to attend Old Dominion University majoring in Business Administration (Accounting). In 1980, Janice began working for the Federal Government where she received several accomplishments and promotions. Janice was a Budget Analyst for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for forty years (40) where she recently retired
May 1, 2020.
Janice was a very giving person; she always had a listening ear and was an advocate for helping those that needed assistance with home care needs. Janice’s biggest dream was to share her cakes with the world and she did that by starting her own business “Choose Janice Cakes.” Her famous “Rum Cake” was a hit with everyone.
Janice was predeceased by her parents, Johnnie and Marion, her brother Marvin, her sisters Gwendolyn and Ruby. She leaves to mourn her loss, a devoted nephew, Dr. Howard Gaines, Jr., Anthony Gaines (Tina), John Gaines, Bryan Gaines (Dani), Donnie Holloway, and niece, Denice Holloway, cousins and a host of relatives and friends to cherish her kind and loving memories and a very special cousin Ethel F. Johnson, Richmond, Virginia.
Janice we loved you but God loved you best.
The family has requested that Jan's viewing and her funeral be on the same day. So on Friday public viewing will start at 9am - 10:30 am at the funeral home located 1821 Liberty Street. Her celebration service will follow at 11:00 am.
Please keep in mind that for everyone's safety because of the Covid regulations and the social distancing guidelines, attendance in our chapel will be limited to 50 people.
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