Janice Broadbent Walker, age 72, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017, at her home in Cadiz. In her early career, Janice was a school teacher who taught English, history, and physical education; however, she spent the majority of her career as a social worker for the State of Kentucky in the Department for Community Based Services and at Western State Hospital in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, from which she retired. She was a member of Cerulean Baptist Church in Cerulean, Kentucky.
She is survived by: one son - Jason Walker (Angie Gray), Cadiz; two daughters - Jodi Wilson (Lynn), Cadiz, and Amy Serrano (Jose), Bowling Green, Kentucky; four sisters - Yvonne Broadbent Clayton, Cadiz, Cheryl Broadbent Bowers (Mike), Cadiz, Jill Boenau Smith (David), Dickson, Tennessee, and Jacque Boenau Mostafa (Max), Columbia, South Carolina; seven grandchildren - Lanny Holeman, Franklin Serrano, Kevin Nguyen, Elijah Serrano, Isaiah Serrano, Jonathan Wilson (Amaryllis), and Chase Wilson; three great grandchildren - Elida Wilson, Ardun Wilson, and Iden Wilson; and long-time friend and special caregiver - Linda Bealmear, Cadiz. She was preceded in death by: her father - Marvin Wilson Broadbent, Jr.; her mother - Virginia Cameron Boenau; and one sister - Jennifer Boenau Hicks.
The family will receive friends during a memorial visitation from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the home of Mike and Cheryl Bowers, 1668 East Adams Mill Road in Cadiz. A celebration of life service will be at at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz.
In lieu of flowers, Janice requested that you enjoy a splurge on yourself, have an adventure, and create a memory.