Janice Broadbent Walker

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.

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To say that Janice was "one of a kind" would be a trite understatement! Her humor and her heart of gold will be remembered by all who knew her. May she rest in peace. With condolences and prayers to all the family. Woody and Teresa Woodall

We are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Janice was a wonderful lady, and will certainly be missed.

Jan was my teacher at Trigg County Schools, my supervisor at Social Services, my co-worker at the Big House, and a wonderful friend throughout all of those years. She was a kind, gentle spirit and will be missed by many. Hugs and prayers for her family.

Dear Cheryl, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your sister, Janice. You are especially in my prayers at this time. Love Always! Rhonda

We are very sorry for your loss.

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