Janice Teresa Willhite, 64 of Yorkville, Ill., died on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 with her loving family at her bedside. Visitation took place at New Life Church of Yorkville on Oct. 7, 2017. Burial took place at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bristol, Ill.
She was born Sept. 19, 1953 in Columbia, the daughter of William J and Peggy R George. Janice was better known as Janee. She was a member of New Life Church of Yorkville, Ill.
She graduated with the 1971 Class of Hickman High School and received an Associate degree from Columbia College in Columbia.
She had a passion for Christian worship music and directed and sang in many choirs and Christian worship events.
Janee is survived by her husband, Michael R Willhite; daughter, Caree (Michael) Amtsberg of Plano, Ill.; three sons, David (Demelza) Willhite of Chicago, Stephen (Amber) Willhite of Bolingbrook, Ill., and Justin (Amy) Willhite of Minooka, Ill.; five grandchildren, Emilee Amtsberg, Brantley Willhite, Maycee Amtsberg, Scott Willhite, and Chelsee Amtsberg; two soon-to-come grandchildren; sister, Julie (Steve) Alsberge of Columbia; two brothers, William (Maree) George of Hudson, Wis. and Jon (Kim) George of Austin, Texas; along with many nieces and nephews.