Janie Windham Obituary
Jane (Janie) Neville Windham, 63, of Mobile, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 2, 2022.
Janie was born Jane Neville Parker in Greenville, MS. Janie lovingly devoted her life to her husband, Bob Windham, and two children Caton Windham and Jeffrey Windham. She adored being "Jama" to her two grandsons, Samuel and Tobias Brooks.
Janie served in many areas of her community. She proudly supported the Murphy High School Band by serving as the Treasurer well after both her children graduated. She also volunteered with her husband as the unofficial "Mayors" of the Blacklawn Street Association planning and executing an annual block party for many years. Janie was a member of the Mardi Gras organization La Luna Servante. She led on the Board and Ball Comity for several years and as President in 2001. Janie loved to sew and was known for her craftsmanship. She took great pride in creating beautiful one of a kind quilts for her loved ones.
Janie Windham spent her life selflessly loving, serving, and teaching those around her. She encapsulated the role of wife, mother, and homemaker completely. She was welcoming of everyone she met and no one was ever a stranger in her home. Janie was known for her incredible cooking and never let anyone leave without serving them a meal. Her kind heart, warm smile, and dedication to all those she called family will be remembered by all who knew her.
Janie is survived by her mother, Jane Parker; her husband, Bob Windham; son, Jeff Windham (Erika); daughter, Caton Windham (Josh); her two grandchildren, Sam and Toby Brooks; her sister, Phyllis Arden (Rick); nieces, Amanda Pike (Dennis) and Rachel Broadhead (William); great-nieces and nephews Kennedy and Karoline Pike, Daniel and Elizabeth Broadhead; along with many close friends and her sweet cat, Finnegan. Janie is preceded in death by her father, Thad Parker.
Services honoring Janie will be held at Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Monday, July 11. Visitation will be 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm followed by a graveside service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Janie's name to the Murphy Band Boosters or another charity of your choice.
Murphy Band Boosters
PO Box 6745
Mobile, AL 36606