Jan H. Clowdus
April 3, 1952 – November 4, 2018
Jan Haynes Clowdus of Maylene, Al went to be with the Lord on Sunday November 4, 2018, at the age of 66 after a 5 month battle with cancer. Ms. Clowdus grew up in Birmingham, attended N.H. Price Elementary and West End High School. She loved her work and wonderful family of friends at Creek View Elementary School where she worked with the Child Nutrition Program. She was preceded in death by her mother, Helen C. Haynes. Jan is survived by her father, Archie D. Haynes; brother, Glenn T. Haynes; sister, Patti Haynes Parrish; nephews, Daniel (Linda) Parrish and David (Jennifer) Parrish; great nieces, Peyton, Madelyn, Adalynne and Mayleigh Parrish and great nephews, Braden and Dalton Parrish. Funeral service will be Wednesday November 7, 2018 at Ridout’s Elmwood Chapel at 2:00 pm. Visitation will be an hour prior. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery. Rev. Larry Roberts of First Baptist Church of Harpersville officiating, with graveside by Rev. Timothy Parrish.
- Visitation Wednesday, November 7, 2018
- Funeral Service Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Jan H. Clowdus
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November 16, 2018
Jan was my cousin on my Mother's side (Mary Sue Haynes). Jan never thought twice about taking care of our Grandmother Haynes for many years. She gave of herself freely to everyone. Every time I saw her, she always had a bright smile on her face. Jan will always be respected by all for her unselfish giving spirit.
November 8, 2018
I have so many memories of our sweet Jan. We started at Creekview together 20yrs ago. Everyday she would do something to make us laugh and love her.
She didn’t mind putting me in my place😊.
She was firm on her beliefs , stubborn and very caring.
She would come to my girls school events when they were younger. Gave Birthday gifts, Holiday gifts and loved my girls with all her heart. Always asking about how they were doing throughout the years.
She always gave me advice on flowers! What kind and how to care for them. She taught me how to grow flowers from stems of roses, hydrangeas, herbs and many more. She gave me lots of plants from her own yard
I will truly miss my little friend , my coworker, my plat whisperer , my sweet Jan, my sister in Christ.
Forever in my heart ❤️
November 7, 2018
We will truly miss that smile. Just A WONDERFUL PERSON with so much care about her job. The dish hall want be the same with out her.If anyone could keep me straight it would be Mrs. Jan.She really took pride in her job.
Heaven has another great lady
November 6, 2018
Jan was one of the kindest & most humble people. She was very sweet to all the children she helped feed everyday at Creek View Elementary. She truly had a servants heart. I remember years ago I was watching my students empty their trays, & she said let me wash out your salad bowl. She was just so sweet! I’ve attached a photo I took a few months ago of Laura & Joyce (&Jan) that worked with Jan. She will be missed so much by the CNP ladies, teachers, & students. I’m thankful she knew Jesus as her Savior-she’s rejoicing & is no longer in pain from cancer. May God provide strength for her family & friends in the days ahead.