In Loving Memory…

Janice Elaine Foote

Janice Elaine Foote, 94, of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Fair View Nursing Home.

She was born May 4, 1925 in Eldon, MO, a daughter of John L. and Virginia A. (Ousley) Morrow.

Janice served honorably in the United States Army Nurse Corps during WWII.  She was a member of Calvary Episcopal Church, Sorosis, and the Auxiliary of United Transportation Union.  She liked to read, listen to music, do watercolor paintings, garden, sew, and sing in the church choir.

Survivors include five children, Laura J. Robb of Tucson, AZ, Margie Rife (Jerry) of Quincy, IL, Marsha Metzner (Glenn) of Sedalia, MO, John Foote (Deb) of Sedalia, MO, and Donald “Jack” Foote (Ed) of Glendale, CA; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-mother, Laura Morrow; a half-sister, Patsy Louk; and one infant brother.

Graveside services will be held at a later date at the Eldon Cemetery in Eldon, MO.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Calvary Episcopal Church Choir or the Heard Memorial Club House Fund.

Arrangements are in the care of Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia, MO.


  1. I first met Janice when she worked for Homemaker Health Care. The clients loved her….she was kind-hearted, soft spoken, and a dependable employee. My condolences to her family!

    Cindy Hansen
    Retired Health & Sr. Services Employee

  2. My condolences to the Foote family.

  3. So sorry for your loss I took care of her at Fairview she was a wonderful woman who loves her ice cream

  4. Jack, I am sorry for your families loss.

  5. Melissa McClanahan

    Rip janice. You were a great woman. You will be greatly missed. But never forgotten ill always remember taking care of you and the smiles and laughs you bought to all of us.

  6. Marsha & Family, So sorry to learn of your Mother’s death.
    Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Don & Becky Garst

  7. Marsha and family,
    We are sorry for your loss. Let us know if you need anything.
    Bob and Sue

  8. The entire Foote family has my sympathy. Know that Janice was a dependable and enthusiastic member of the Calvary Episcopal Church Choir and her voice has and will always be missed. God bless you all.

  9. Tom & Debbie Tray

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

  10. So sorry for your loss, John, Deb and family. Our hearts and prayers go out to each of you.
    Cleo, Hazel Fethke and family.

  11. Jack & Betty Blackwell

    Sincere sympathy to Janice’s family.

    Betty & Jack Blackwell

  12. Marsha, thank you for sharing this. My condolences to all.
    Janet (Perry) McTague

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