Janice “Jan” Batchelor Price, 66, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015, at her home, after a courageous health battle. Jan was born in Nash County on May 8, 1948 to the late Warren David Batchelor and Sadie Mae Collie Batchelor. Jan graduated from Cooper’s High School and attended Barton College in Wilson for two years. She retired as a secretary at the Kemper Group with eighteen years of service and was an Administrative Secretary with the Baptist State Convention in the foundation area. After retirement, she was the secretary at Bethlehem Baptist Church for five years, where she was a devoted and active member and served as a Deaconess. As long as her health permitted, she was a member of the Daughter’s of Ruth Sunday School Class, where she served as a teacher and also taught the Senior Ladies Class. Jan had a true love for the needs of others, especially caring for the ladies in her senior class. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and a true friend to many.
Funeral service 3:00 pm, Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 8400 Poole Road, Knightdale, 27545 with Reverend George Fox and Reverend George Pullium officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Surviving: husband, Wesley Earl “Wes” Price; sons: Jonathan Wesley Price (Michelle) of Durham, Jason Matthew Price (Laura) of Knightdale; grandchildren: Vaiden Nicole Kimbal, David Hillman Price, and Kameron Dean Price; sister, Wanda Joy Tomlinson (Rick) of St. Augustine, FL; brother, David Keith Batchelor (Hope) of Momeyer.
The family will visit from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Saturday, May 2, 2015 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service & Crematory, 944 Old Knight Rd., Knightdale, 27545 and other times at their home, 11186 US Hwy 64 Alt., Spring Hope, 27882.
Flowers are accepted or contributions may be made to the Batchelor-Price Endownment Fund, # GE180 N.C. Baptist Foundation, C/O Baptist State Convention 201 Convention Drive, Cary N.C. 27511, Phone: 919-380-7334.
Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.