Last updated 5/3/2021 at 2:40pm
Janice VanBuren, 80, of Clayton, Ga., passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center.
Born Sept. 13, 1940, in Lake Toxaway, she was the daughter of the late Dock Leo Banther and Betha Patterson. She spent most of her life in Rabun County. She worked as a waitress at various restaurants and was a member of the Blue Heights Baptist Church for many years.
In addition to her parents, Dock and Bertha Banther, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Russ VanBuren; a son, Mark VanBuren; three brothers, Lawrence Banther, Curtis Banther and Kenneth Banther; three sisters, Leo Owen, Ruby Chapman and Annie Keller; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The body has been cremated and no services are planned at this time.
Hunter Funeral Home, of Clayton, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.