Janice  Chance 

Published 12:01 am Thursday, January 27, 2022

Janice Asalee Chance, age 91, of Westlake, La., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022. Janice was born March 7, 1930 to Everette F. Hawthorne and Annie Mae Blackman Hawthorne.

Janice was raised in Merryville, La., and was a long time resident of Westlake where she was a member Westlake First Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing cards with her ladies and dominos. 

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Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Mike Bennett of Sulphur; granddaughter, Tina Babineaux and husband Lee of Orange, Texas; great-grandchildren, Callie Duhon and husband Louis, Matthew Babineaux, and Samantha Babineaux; great-great-grandchildren, Ellie and Bennett Duhon; step-children, Barbara Phelps and Ronnie Chance; six step-grandchildren; 15 step-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frazier Chance; sister, Gracie Hebert; and step-son, Harlan Chance.

The family will begin receiving friends at Hixson Funeral Home of Westlake on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022 beginning at 10:30 a.m. until the time of services. Funeral Services will be held in the funeral home on Friday at 1 p.m. Burial will be immediately following at Merryville Cemetery. Pastor Jim Fisher will be officiating at the services.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com for the Chance family.