Janice Kay Larter Woody, 59, of Salisbury, NC passed away Thursday, August 24, 2023 at her residence after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

Janice was born March 31, 1964 in Wellsburg, WV to the late Jack Larter and Alda Vaughn Christopher Larter. She was a 1983 graduate of Brooke High School and earned a Cosmetology degree. Upon relocating to North Carolina, she worked as a Project Manager for Frontier Communication.

Janice’s greatest joy was her family. She was an enthusiastic supporter of the many teams that Mark coached throughout the years and a passionate fan at Macy’s horse shows. She loved the outdoors, especially the mountains and the beach. Most importantly, she had a strong faith that never wavered despite her illness.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Mark Woody; daughter, Macy Woody Norwood and husband Bryant; brother, David Larter and wife Jessie; sister, Karen Hervey and husband James Robert; as well as a loving extended family.

The family will receive friends from 3-5 PM Sunday, August 27at Summersett Funeral Home in Salisbury, NC.

A graveside service, conducted by Dr. Andy Davis of First Baptist Church in Durham, will be held at 11 AM on Monday, August 28 at Markham Memorial Gardens in Durham, NC.

Memorials may be made to Novant Health Hospice, 1229 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury NC 28144.

Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Woody family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.