Janice Elaine (Vanderford) Dow

March 29, 1951 ~ July 12, 2021 (age 70)


Janice Elaine Vanderford Dow 70, of Nakina passed July 12, 2021 in New Hanover Regional Medical Center.  She was born in Indiana, the daughter of the late Roy and Bernice Kneller Vanderford.

She is survived by three sisters, Doris Swisher of Bradenton FL, Martha Vasquez and husband, Jerry of New Bern, 
Sue Dickson and husband, Robert of Delaware, OH; two brothers, Thomas "Tom" G. Vanderford and wife, Debbie of Elkhart, IN, Randy Vanderford and wife, Debra of Columbia City, IN; daughter-in-law, Melissa Fleming  Vanderford of Lumberton; Eric and Patricia Dow of Lumberton, Jason Dow and Chris Dow.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George T. Dow, a son, Christopher Troy Vanderford, her parents, three brothers, Herb Vanderford, Dick Vanderford, and Jim Vanderford.

A memorial service will be at 3:00 pm Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Peacock's Chapel. 

Her family will receive friends 2:00 - 3:00 pm at the funeral home.

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