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Willie Janice Leigh

August 13, 1940October 31, 2020

Willie Janice Leigh went home to be with her Lord & Savior on October 31, 2020. She and her twin sister were born in August 1940, to John Taft & Bessie Irene Finster in Victoria, Texas, the youngest of 6 children. After attending Victoria College briefly, she married her best friend and the absolute love of her life, Jimmy Leigh. Janice worked various computer and bookkeeping jobs for the school district and in oil and gas. Upon retirement she enjoyed traveling with Jimmy and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Her smile was contagious and her love for Jimmy was evident every day for 57 years.

Janice is survived by her daughter Sandy Lynn and husband Mike; grandchildren Michael, Noah, Jessica and step granddaughters Jade and Alyssa. Also surviving is her sister Merilyn Evans and husband Lawrence Evans, brother in law, Donald Leigh and wife Dolores, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins & extended family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Leigh, son, Wayne Leigh, sister, Nelda Hargrove, brother, John Charles Finster, sister, Patricia Talk and twin sister, Jane Krause.

Viewing will be held at Brookside Funeral Home-Cypress Creek on November 8, 5:00pm-8:00pm. Services will be held at Brookside Funeral Home-Cypress Creek, November 9, 12:00 noon with burial services following at Houston National Cemetery at 2:00pm.

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    Sunday, November 8, 2020

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    Monday, November 9, 2020

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    Monday, November 9, 2020

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Carolyn Johnson

November 8, 2020

Janice and Jimmy were a beautiful loving couple. I thank God that they are together again. Thank you Janice for the happy memories. My love to your family. Carolyn

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