2013-12-05 / Obituaries

Janice Lee Dorsett

January 14, 1945 - November 29, 2013

Janice Lee Dorsett of Rockdale was born January 14, 1945 at Fort Sumner, NM, she was the daughter of Eddie and Wanda (Beaird) Pharis. Janice was raised in Dime Box, Texas and graduated from Dime Box High School. She has lived in Rockdale for the past 25 years. Her joy was spending time with her grandsons.

Janice passed away on Friday, November 29, 2013 at St. David’s Hospital in Georgetown. She reached the age of 68.

Janice was preceded in death by her daughter, Cindy Dorsett on February 13, 1993; her parents and a special aunt and uncle, Gloria and Ray McClain.She is survived by two daughters, Connie Merka and husband Tommy of Rockdale and Cathy Clark. Grandsons, Thomas Merka of Waxahachie and Clayton Merka of Rockdale. Brothers, Roy Pharis and wife Linda of Dime Box and Boyd Pharis and wife Rhonda of Dime Box. Sisters Diana Johnson and husband Lee of Rockdale and Debbie Kostelka and husband Floyd of Dime Box.

There will be a private family service at a later date.

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