January 25, 1945 - May 05, 2019
“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” II Timothy 4:7
Janie Foster Peters was born on January 25, 1945 to the late Ora Lee Johnson and James Foster in Bogalusa, LA. She departed this life on May 5, 2019 at 8:45 pm at Pam Specialty Hospital in Covington, LA.
Janie graduated from Central Memorial High School. She attended a community college in Bogalusa, LA. She worked as a cook and was a housewife. Janie was a very outspoken person that loved to cook and watch her favorite TV shows. When she had free time she also enjoyed the casino.
She leaves to cherish her memories eight daughters, Chiqueta Pittman, Laveta Sowell (Fred Scott), Lorraine Williams, Janice Sowell (Edward Hall), Cassandra Sowell, Tokingea Peters (Jeremy Hall) all of Bogalusa, LA, Oralisa (Donnie Ray Baldwin) of Hattiesburg, MS, Wilda Spikes (Toriana Morris) of Baton Rouge, LA; one stepdaughter Denise Peters of Sandy Hook, MS; one son, Kendrick Peters (DeAna Nelson); eight sisters, Rose (Eddie) Adams, Barbara (Ron) Felice, Gilda Bell (Tommy Brumfield), Ruby Mingo, Faylene Foster, Venette Sheridan, Carolyn (Janola) Walker, Nicole Peters (Broderick) and Sheray McLellan (Douglas); four brothers, Willie Johnson, Bobby Foster, Tyrone Pigott and Larry Mark; three special friends, Katie Dillon, Lisa Holmes and Curtis Hodges; a special niece whom always came by to check on her, sat with her and talked about memories, Jashon Ezell; 33 grandchildren; 37 great grands and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Willie D. Peters; mother, Ora Lee Johnson; father, James Foster; six brothers, Lovell, Charles and Joseph Johnson, Jr., James Foster and Ray Pigott; four sisters, Joan, Deborah, Ossilean and Paulette Foster.
The visitation will be Friday, May 17, 2019 at Crain and Sons Funeral Home-Bogalusa from 2:00 pm-5:00 pm followed by a family hour from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm.
The funeral service will be 1:00 pm Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Crain and Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Charlie Parker officiating. The interment will be in the Bogalusa Cemetery.