Janice Ruth Chaney Barry, 1940-2021


Services for Janice Ruth Chaney Barry, 81, of Tyler were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba, with Bro. Byron George officiating.

Interment was in Enon Cemetery, Alba.

Mrs. Barry passed away Dec. 27, 2021 in Tyler. She was born Jan. 22, 1940 in Greenville to Herman Duard and Pansy Marie Murdock Chaney. Janice lived in Houston most of her life and graduated from Galena Park High School, Class of 1958. She married Jimmie Darrel Barry, Sr. in Galena Park on Sept. 14, 1968. She moved to Tyler seven years ago. Janice was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 24 years, Jimmie Barry, Sr.; and infant brother, James H. Chaney.

Survivors include her stepson, Jim Barry, Jr. of Colorado; stepdaughter, Katherine Lamb and husband Bret of San Antonio; brother, Dr. Robert “Bubba” Chaney and wife Nancy of Springdale, Ark.; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Memorials can be made to Enon Cemetery c/o Gail Galyean, 476 WCR 1563, Alba, Texas 75410.

The family received friends at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.