Funeral service for Mrs. Janice Moore Delap, age 82, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 2 PM on Friday, May 31, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home. Bro. Steve Kirby will officiate. Burial will follow in Lincoln Cemetery.
Janice was born on September 21, 1936 in Fayetteville, TN to the late James W. and Dorothy “Dot” Dale Moore. She was a member of the Howell Hill Church of Christ. Those who knew Janice knew that one of her greatest joys in life was music. She was an accomplished musician having taught piano lessons to many students in school and in private lessons. At one time, she opened and managed and AB Stephens Music Store here in Fayetteville selling organs and pianos with music lessons included, of course. Additionally, she performed publicly for many years playing the piano and organ in numerous weddings, graduations, dinner music in restaurants, for many private parties and various other public events. Her home was always filled with music and often the center of musical gatherings for family and friends and has remained so even to present day. Whether she was entertaining with it, teaching it to others, or simply listening to it at home with her girls, music provided a great deal of enjoyment for Janice and the entire family. Janice passed away peacefully on May 27, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Survivors include her daughters, Debra Delap (Ronald) Jean, Lisa Delap (Steve) Kirby, and Charla Delap Scivally; grandchildren, Ryan Jean, Dr. Jennifer (John) Lockman, Renae (Jason) Eadens, Dr. Katherine Kirby, Diana Kirby, Zach Scivally, and Morgan Scivally; great-grandchildren, Zachary Eadens, Caleb Eadens, and Emberlyn Lockman; and a brother, Jimmy (Judy) Moore. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Delap was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Delap, and a daughter, Diane Delap.
Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM until time of service at 2 PM on Friday, May 31, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Howell Hill Church of Christ Building Fund, 526 Corders Crossroads Road, Fayetteville, TN 37334. Higgins Funeral Home is honored be serving the family of Mrs. Janice Moore Delap.