Janice Ruby Harris

October 03, 1939 ‒ May 16, 2019

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Janice Ruby Harris, age 79, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Country Court Care Center in Mount Vernon, Ohio.  She was born in Lucasville, Ohio, on October 3, 1939 to the late Howard and Beulah (Gambill) Zeune.

Janice graduated from Watkins Memorial High School.  After graduation she worked for United Telephone as an operator.  She also owned Big Red Q printing in Mount Vernon.  Janice also worked as a Beautician for several years before going back to school to become a Nurse.  She retired from Hillcrest Nursing Home.

Janice enjoyed playing cards, crafts, cooking meals for the family, sewing and crocheting.  What she enjoyed most was being around her loving family.

She is survived by her children, Lisa Lybarger, Linda Moreland, Ron (Pamela) Carruthers, Thomas (Charlene) Carruthers; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Patty (John) DiCenzo, Susan Zeune, Cindy (Jeff) Mills; a brother, Charles “Gov” (Becky) Zeune; numerous nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, Janice is preceded in death by her brother, Robert Zeune.

Family and friends may gather on Monday, May 20, 2019 from 4-6 PM, with a funeral starting a 6:00 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice.

To view this obituary or leave the family a memory, visit:  www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Janice Ruby Harris.

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  • So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Janny was my cousin and a very nice lady. She will be missed by all.

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. Janny was always so kind an willing to help anyone. When my dad Claude Gambill was sick Janny an Cindy came a lot to visit him an bring him his favorite foods. He thought that was the greatest. I know she will be greatly missed.

  • So, so sorry to read of your family losing Janny. My husband and I were classmates of Janice and she was such a fun loving, caring person. We all enjoyed and cared about Janice while in school and though the years. Please know that you are in my thoughts. Mary