June 7, 1960 – Sept. 8, 2021
Janice Robinson Hart, 61, of Franklinton, died Sept. 8, 2021, in Baton Rouge at Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center.
Born June 7, 1960, in Tylertown, she was the daughter of the late Willie Brown and Geneva Robinson Brown. She was married to Otis Hart.
Mrs. Hart became a member at Hayes Creek Missionary Baptist Church at a young age. She later joined Power and Praise Deliverance Ministry. She was involved with the usher board, pastor’s aid, hospitality and Mother of the Church.
Survivors are her husband, Otis J. Hart of Franklinton; her son, Otis Michael (Monica) Hart of Franklinton; her daughter, Otisha Michelle (Deonta) Lee of Franklinton; seven sisters, Carletha “Lisa” (Rodney) Claiborne of New Orleans, Mandy B Gunier of Tucson, AZ, Evelyn “Brunette” Brown o New Orleans, Jaynell (Chris) Burton, Nettie (Jimmy) Tate, Barbara (Alex) Magee, Latasha Burris, all of Franklinton; six brothers, Derrick (Mary) Robinson of Franklinton, Thomas (Rachel) Robinson of Baton Rouge, Herbert (Helen) Brown of Greensburg, LA, James (Irma) Bickham and Curtis Bickham both of Franklinton, and Jerry (Algena) Bickham of Pearl River, LA; five grandchildren, Ta’Lisia Hart, Ja’Layia Lee, Ja’Quarian Lee, Ja’Kailee and Ja’Kiyah Lee; two sisters-in-law, Chris Hart, Mary Hart; one special niece, Lashandra Hart; three special friends, Bonnie Lee, Gloria Quinn and Annie Sanders; a special co-worker, Gwen Brock; a special brother, Lawrence “Todd” Talley.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Geneva Brown; dad, Willie Brown; father, James N. Bickham; grandson, Ja’Tayerion Lee; grandmothers, Winnie Spencer and Beulah Spencer and auntie, Innetta Ott.
A funeral service was Sept. 18, 2021, at Power and Praise Deliverance Ministry, Franklinton, with Rev. Pauline Hart rendering the eulogy and officiating, interment in the Greater Hayes Creek MBC Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jonathon Magee, Thomas Bernard, Jerry Bickham, Daquan Hart, Robert Robinson and LaTroyce Tate.
Honorary pallbearers were Michael Hart, Otis J. Hart, Curtis Bickham, Derrick Robinson, Thomas Robinson, James Bickham, Herbert Brown and Rodney Claiborne.
Washington Funeral Service was in charge of the arrangements.