Janice Ilene Lawson
Janice Ilene Lawson
  • July 12, 1942 - October 3, 2017
  • Madera, California

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Janice Lawson, 75, of Madera, CA passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 3, 2017 in Fresno, CA with her loving family by her side.

Janice was preceded in death by her parents, George W Trader and Grace M Sanders and her brother, Carl E Trader and sister Imogene Coulter.

She is survived by her children, Candice S Gilbert of Fort Myers, FL, Michele L Collins of Madera, CA, William D Clarkson of Madera, CA and Randal W Clarkson of Madera, CA. She is also survived by 10 Grandchildren and 14 Great-Grandchildren.

Janice retired in 2003 from Save-Mart after 23 years as a checker and key carrier. She enjoyed traveling in her Coach Motor home prior to her illness. She was also a past Board Member for the United Local Credit Union in Fresno and a member of Lifetree Assembly of God Church in Madera Ranchos.

The family will be holding visitation hours on Tuesday October 10, 2017 from 4:00 to 8:00pm at Stephens & Bean Chapel.

Her Celebration of Life service will be held Wednesday October 11, 2017 at 11:00am at Stephens and Bean Chapel with a Graveside service to follow at Belmont Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in memory of Janice Lawson to support the Transplant Family Fund at UCSF. Please make checks payable to UCSF Foundation and on the memo line or an accompanying piece of paper, write "Transplant Family Fund/B2318 in memory of Janice Lawson". Contributions can be sent to UCSF, PO Box 45339, San Francisco, CA 94145-0339. To make donations online please visit https://makeagift.ucsf.edu/transplant click on the link "Direct your gift to a specific area (optional)" and select the Transplant Family Fund. There is an option in step 2 to indicate the gift is in memory of Janice Lawson.

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens & Bean Funeral Chapel, Fresno, CA.