Janice Stewart

January 10, 1947March 11, 2020
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On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, Janice Jean (Wray), loving wife, sister, mother and grandmother departed this earthly life at her home in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

Jan was born on January 10, 1947 in Shawnee, Oklahoma to Leonard George Wray and Dorothy Jean (Adams). She graduated from Shawnee High School, where her father was the track coach. During her life, she was a homemaker and worked as an Administrative Assistant for the US Department of Defense.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She is survived by her husband, Don Rueb, of the home; her brother, Ken Wray and wife Dorothy; her sisters-in-law, Debbie Rueb and husband Bill Brown and Sheri Muller and husband Jimmy; her brother-in-law, Steve Rueb; her children, Trisha Foreman (Smith), Shawn Smith and wife Amber (Williams); her step-children, Noel Rueb and Dan Rueb; her grandchildren, Andrew Smith and Abigail Smith; her nephew Andrew Wray and wife Linda; her great-nephew Nicholas Wray; and special friend of the family, TJ Tripp.

She is also survived by her aunt Carolyn Mosman; cousins Rick Mosman, Caron Johnston, Wanda Carrick, Elaine Cleghorn, Sherryl Parten, Judy Keeler, and numerous other family and friends.

Visitation will be at Resthaven Funeral Home in Shawnee on Sunday, March 15th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Services will be Monday, March 16th at 10:00 am with graveside services to follow.

In lieu of flowers, you may make contributions to Forever Friends Humane Society 704 South Walnut Street Sallisaw, Oklahoma 74955


  • Visitation Sunday, March 15, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 16, 2020


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Victoria Fore

March 16, 2020

Jan was my Sister In Law for 20 years, we had all our babies about the same time. We were good friends, and spent many good times together! She will be missed!
A beautiful person inside and out!

Caron Johnston

March 15, 2020

Growing up I always thought my cousin Jan was so beautiful:)) I especially enjoy the memory of me and my friend Tracy getting to spend the night with cousin Jan and her husband when I was about 11 or 12. We had so much fun sleeping on their floor in front of the TV;))) I wish I wouldn’t have let so much time pass by but I’m sending much love, hugs and prayers from us here in Ohio.

Dee Love

March 14, 2020

Jan, I miss you already! I have known you since we both started working at Tinker AFB. We grew up with each other, watching our kids grow up and become adults themselves. Then the years went by so quickly, we became grandmothers at the same time. We've shared our lives with each other through the hard times and rejoiced through the good times.
I miss our lunch times, our long emails and just knowing that you and I could talk about anything and everything helped me as well as you.
I know we would start talking about our grand kids and we could talk for hours, my granddaughter and yours were always our main focus.
I know you are a child of God and He has welcomed you to heaven. I have the reassurance that I will see you again. I didn't tell you often enough that I love you, which I was always saying when we were at lunch and leaving. Friends should always tell each other they love one another because we cherish the time spent with each other.
My hair grew as gray as yours but never the beautiful silver as yours. Every one could tell it was you going down the hall because of the shining glory of your hair.
You will be truly missed, my friend. I will see you again!

Sherryl Parten

March 13, 2020

For the family my heart goes out to you for this sudden loss she will be missed. I will miss our e mails and talks so much , when I was going through a tough time she was there for me. I will never forget our trips to the beach, Knottsberry Farm , and Disneyland . Our family's had so much fun together Elaine. Ken, Jan and myself.
Much love Sherryl Parten

Gloria Lain

March 13, 2020

She was my sister-in-law for 12 years she will be sorely missed . Janice was a beautiful girl with a loving heart.

Linda (Hindman) Steele

March 13, 2020

What wonderful memories from high school we shared with all the other girls. I will miss our email chats. My love forever and will see you again, Linda

Tj Tripp

March 13, 2020

I will miss her sugar cookies and her awesome cakes and she was a great person to get to know over the years I enjoyed talking to her I believe in my heart that all of her family and friends will see her again

Vonda Davisl

March 12, 2020

Trisha sending our family's love and sympathy to you in the loss of your precious Mom. We share lots of childhood memories with you and High School memories of your Mom. You are forever in our thoughts and prayers.

Angela Dorn

March 12, 2020

May peace be with All of Jan's family and friends in this difficult time. God got an amazing woman back that we all LOVE very much. Rest in Peace to my "Like a Mom".
Angie, Alex & Alainè