Janice Hall Breit (SPARTA, Ga.)

SPARTA, Ga. - Mrs. Janice Hall Breit, age 85, of Sparta, died Sunday, September 26, 2010 at the Warrenton Health and Rehab Center in Warrenton following an extended illness. Graveside funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00am at the Mineral Springs Baptist Church in Washington County. Rev. Steve Stokes will officiate. Mrs. Breit was born in McDuffie County the daughter of the late William F. Hall and the late Mary Clarke Hall. She spent her career as a registered nurse retiring from the Hancock County Health Department. Mrs. Breit was also the former director of Nursing for the Providence Health Care Nursing Home. She was a member of the Sparta Baptist Church. She enjoyed painting and was an avid gardener. Mrs. Breit's husband Johnny Breit predeceases her. Survivors are; her daughter Bonnie B. Brown of Thomson, grandchildren, Caroline B. Sowell (Mike) of Thomson and George E. 'Chip' Brown Jr., (Kelley) of Sparta, great grandchildren, Blake Sowell, Bryce Sowell, Austin Brown, Lane Brown and Bethany Teal, and her sister Sylvia McEver of Lawrenceville. The family will receive friends Wednesday in the Church from 10am until the hour of service. Donations can be made to the Mineral Springs Baptist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Janice Yarbrough 165 Yarbrough Lane, Mitchell, GA. 30820. May and Smith Funeral Directors of Sandersville is in charge of these arrangements. www.mayand smithfuneraldirectors.com Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-September 28, 2010