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Janice Leigh Kersh

January 14, 1966 October 15, 2019
Janice Leigh Kersh
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Obituary for Janice Leigh Kersh

Janice Leigh Kersh, 53, of Madison, died Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in her home following a brief battle with cancer.

Born January 14, 1966 in Jackson, she was the daughter of Dorothy Pounds Kersh and the late Robert Harold Kersh. Janice graduated with a degree in nursing. She was employed by the Baptist Hospital of Jackson during her entire nursing career.

Janice was a member of Broadmoor Baptist Church. She was a lover of and champion for all animals. She leaves behind Jazz and Tucker, her loving companions.

In addition to her father, she is preceded in death by her cousins, Beth Pounds and Faye Kersh Patterson.

Survivors include her mother, Dorothy Kersh; her brother, Robert Harold “Bob” Kersh, Jr., both of Madison; step-brother, Daniel Lemoine, of Baton Rouge, and step-sister, Melanie Todd, of Clearwater, FL; her cousins: Thomas Pounds, Sue Pounds Guillot, Russ Pounds, Gary Pounds, Dawn Pounds Deshotel, Jim Pounds, Jeff Pounds, Troy Pounds, Bonnie Harding Doyle, Betty Harding Means, Pam Kersh, Debbie Kersh Colwell, Lynn Sistrunk Dennis, Wayne Sistrunk and Randy Sistrunk.

The funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 18, 2019 in the Chapel of Broadmoor Baptist Church, Rev. Cliff Hardin officiating. Interment will follow at Parkway Memorial Cemetery in Ridgeland. Visitation with the family begins at 9:00 a.m. until the hour of the service.

Pallbearers will be Steve Blackard, John Crimmons, Dale Guillot, Thom Harrell, Jim Pounds, Russ Pounds, and Troy Pounds.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Robert Bell, Anthony McFarland, Daniel Lemoine, Jim Pollard, Gary Pounds, and David Prince.

Janice would be honored should you decide to donate to Samaritan’s Purse by going to www.samaritanspurse.org or to any animal shelter of your choice.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

19

Oct

9:00 AM 10/19/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
Broadmoor Baptist Church (Chapel)

1531 Highland Colony Pkwy
Madison, MS 39110

Broadmoor Baptist Church (Chapel)
1531 Highland Colony Pkwy Madison 39110 MS
United States

Service

Saturday

19

Oct

11:00 AM 10/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
Broadmoor Baptist Church (Chapel)

1531 Highland Colony Pkwy
Madison, MS 39110

Broadmoor Baptist Church (Chapel)
1531 Highland Colony Pkwy Madison 39110 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Parkway Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

1161 Highland Colony Pkwy
Ridgeland, MS 39157

1161 Highland Colony Pkwy Ridgeland 39157 MS
United States

Memorial Contribution

Samaritan's Purse International Disaster Relief

In lieu of Flowers, Please.

C.A.R.A. (Community Animal Rescue & Adoption)

PO Box 231
Clinton, MS 39209

Mississippi Animal Rescue League

5221 Greenway Drive Ext.
Jackson, MS 39204
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