Janice McMahon Greenwood

July 25, 1926 –

Jan. 6, 2014

Janice McMahon Greenwood, 87, passed away in Waxahachie on Jan. 6, 2014. She was born July 25, 1926 in Shelby County, Texas to Homer and Freddie (Lynch) McMahon. She was reared in Shelby County and moved to Dallas after graduating from Shelbyville High School in 1944.

She married L.F. “Buster” Greenwood on June 22, 1946. Janice and Buster lived in Duncanville, Texas from 1941–1952 when they moved to their farm in Whitney, Texas.

Before moving to Whitney, she graduated from the Vocational Nursing Program at Dallas Independent School District in 1970. While living in Whitney, she worked at both the Whitney Hospital and Whitney Nursing Home. Because of Buster’s failing health, they sold their farm and moved to Waxahachie in 2000.

Janice was a member of the Ferris Heights United Methodist Church. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be dearly missed by her family and all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her children, Judy Pollock and husband Larry, Floyd Greenwood and wife Laura, and Brenda Hogue and husband Hughie; eight grandchildren, Michele, Carla, Beverly, April, Matthew, Amy, Lee and Christine; 13 great-grandchildren, Joshua, Kayla, Julie, Kamryn, Blake, Trevor, Abby, Logan, Grayson, Lily, Brody, Reese and Charlee; her brother, Billy Ray McMahon and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, L. F. “Buster” Greenwood; her parents, Homer McMahon and Freddie Lynch; and sisters, Phoebe Sargent, Leola Winnett and Jerlene Cole.

Services to celebrate her life are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at the Pat Boze Memorial Chapel with Jerry Bloomfield officiating. Interment will follow at the Hillcrest Garden of Memory in Hillsboro, Texas.

A visitation with the family will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 at the Wayne Boze Funeral Home in Waxahachie.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wayne Boze Funeral Home in Waxahachie. www.waynebozefuneralhome.com