Janice Sue Alsup

March 3, 1924February 26, 2011

Janice Sue Barnes Alsup

Janice Sue Alsup,86 of Odessa died Saturday, February 26, 2011 at Sienna Nursing Home. Janice was born in Kenlock, Oklahoma on March 3, 1924 to George Barnes and (Effie) Purser Barnes. She was homemaker, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of Highland United Methodist Church.

She met and married the love of her life, Harold Alsup, in December 1941 and were married one week later on Christmas Day. Harold left within one week of the marriage for service in the US Army during World War II and was gone for four years. Upon his release from the service in 1945 they moved to Odessa and started their family. They had three children, Terry, Vicki and Micki. They were marred for 62 years until Harold’s death in 2003. In 1981 they retired to Lake Brownwood where they lived for 20 years before returning to Odessa to be closer to their children.

Janice was preceded in death by her father, mother, brother, George Barnes and loving husband Harold.

Janice is survived by son, Terry Alsup and wife Gail of Las Vegas, Nevada, Vicki Thornton and husband Larry of Odessa, Micki Barnett and husband Ronnie of Odessa. Brothers Bill Barnes, of Oklahoma and Doyle Barnes of Weatherford, and sister Oteka Sprague of Austin. She is also survived by 6 granddaughters, Marlo Crow (Guy) of Bedford, Julie Terry (Jerry) of Wylie, Joni Jensen (Scott) of Willis, Andrea Trotter (Charlie) of Ft. Worth, Jenni Gutierrez (Al) and Kelli Barnett both of Odessa, and 7 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors on Tuesday, March 1st from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Graveside services will be Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Services entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 1, 2011
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Janice Sue Alsup

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Kevin Trevor-Wilson

August 24, 2011

Sorry to hear of your loss Pro

Kim Frederick

March 8, 2011

So sorry to hear of your loss. Jan was my neighbor on San Andres and she was always such a sweet lady to visit with. I know she will be dearly missed.

March 5, 2011

I am sorry for your Lost just wanted to let you know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Wanda Johnston

Marsha Scott

March 3, 2011

Vicki, your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you peace during this time of loss.

Diana Hanway

March 2, 2011

Dearest All,

I am so very sorry to read of your loss. What very special memories! May all of the years of memories, and the love shared bring you peace and sustain you all through this time.
My hugs, thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Susan Collier

March 1, 2011

I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.