Janice Leigh Ayers of Kennesaw, Georgia,passed away unexpectedly on Thursday March 23, 2023 at the age of 60.
Janice was the daughter of Jimmy and Wanda Givens, and was born and raised in Marietta, GA. She graduated from Sprayberry High School where she played softball, and she also earned a black belt in Karate in her youth.
In her adult life, Janice was dedicated to raising her family while also training for a career in Massage Therapy. Thanks to her kind, giving nature, Janice gained many loyal clients over the years, and was able to improve their lives through her work at Massage Envy, She was well loved at her job, and her sweet, caring personality made her a “mom” to everyone she worked with. Janice recently retired from Massage Therapy due to issues with her eyesight, and despite that challenge she started painting and creating beautiful pieces of art.
Janice loved traveling to the beach and spending time with her dogs and family. She married her husband, Roger on a beach in Florida on April 13, 2006. She also enjoyed cooking, and always made sure that everyone was well fed. She recently became a grandmother, and she loved helping to care for her grandson Caden. Janice’s faith was very important to her, and she gave back to her community as a member at Noonday Baptist Church in Marietta, GA.
Janice is survived by her father Jimmy Givens, her husband Roger Alan Ayers and her younger brother Jerry Givens. She also had 2 children, her daughter Emily Anne De La Fuente who blessed her with her grandson Caden Steele, and her younger son, Justin Taylor Faulkner.
A private graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 29th at 11:00am at the Mountain View Park Cemetery, on Whitlock Avenue in Marietta.
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