Janice Gilleland

May 16, 1950September 27, 2013

Janice Faye Gilleland May 16, 1950 ~ September 27, 2013 Janice Faye Gilleland 63 a native of Ozark, Al. and a resident of Gray La. went home to be with her Lord and Savior on September 27, 2013. Janice Loved the Lord with all her heart and soul she did her best to live her life in a way pleasing to him. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and a great friend to many. Janice was faithful member of Safe Harbor Ministers in Gray. Janice enjoyed playing bingo and played it very often her favorite bingo markers traveled with her everywhere. Janice is survived by her husband of 17 years James W. Gilleland, Jr. of Gray, La. Three daughters Penny R. Young and her husband Jimmy of Houston, Tx. Kristi M. Hoover and her husband Charles III of Winter Haven, Fl and Kyle Ashley Houston of Reno, Nv. Her two son Richard A. Kielbassa II of Corpus Christi, Tx and Jacob C. Houston of Reno, Nv. One brother Bobby B. Ferguson and his wife Susie of Berwick,La. Three sisters, Bonnie G. Gibbs and her husband Al of Abbeville, Al. Brenda J. Wagnon and her husband Jerry of, Breman, Al. and Charlotte A. Garrison and her husband Wendell of Simsboro,La. Eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Janice was preceded in death by her son Russell Wayne Kielbassa, her sister Mary E. Ivey, her brother John H. Ferguson II, her parents Loree W. Ferguson and John H. Ferguson Sr. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Hargrave Funeral Home from 10 am until 1 pm. A home going Celebration will begin with a game of Bingo in Honor of Janice’s love for the game at 1 pm in the Hargrave Funeral Chapel with service to follow Tuesday October 1, 2013. Janice will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery.


  • Visitation Tuesday, October 1, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 1, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Janice Gilleland

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connie clay

October 2, 2013

When I frist met Mrs Jan she had a wonderful smile u can't forget such a beautiful person r.I.p in peace Mrs Jan will be miss

October 1, 2013

My family have known Janice since she was a young child when we lived at fort Rucker Al. She was a very loving child. We will all miss her . Please rest in peace Janice. Sincerely Betty Faulk and family.Enterprise Al.

Jenita Mai

September 30, 2013

Ms Jan, we had a lot of fun playing bingo together. You were also a good friend. You gonna be missed. Our hearts are sad. Gonna treasure all the good times we had together. Until we meet again, Love, Jenita and Chris

C. J. Blanchard

September 29, 2013

So Sorry to hear of the passing of Jan! I was wondering why I had not seen her at Bingo. She loved the game! She will be sadly missed. Rest in Peace, Jan! We all Loved her as our own family!