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Jan Wormsbaker

Jan Wormsbaker

Jan Wormsbaker

Jan Wormsbaker, 73, of Amarillo died October 10, 2018.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Hillside Christian Church, Northwest Campus, 600 Tascosa Road.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Jan was born March 24, 1945, Truman and Betty Potts in Amarillo where she lived her entire life.  She earned an Associate’s Degree from Amarillo College, a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing from West Texas State University, where she was recognized as an outstanding student.  In 1987, she earned her Master’s Degree from the University of Texas (Dallas) and began her career as a Nurse Practitioner.  She also taught nursing at Amarillo College.

She married Keith Wormsbaker on June 7, 1963, in Amarillo.  Jan was a member of Hillside Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Keith Wormsbaker; a brother, Tom Potts; children, Shawna Thompson and husband Kyle, Shannon Wormsbaker and wife Jeni, Shayne Wormsbaker and wife Angie, and Shayla Scott and husband Codie; twelve grandchildren, Corey and wife Kristi, Lacey and husband Jake, Ashtyn, Breanne, Julia, Abby, Blake, Talia, Jaycie, Luke and Phil; and great-grandchildren, Paisley, Landri, Tinley, Blakely, and Jett.

 

19 Comments

  • Shirley Myers Posted October 12, 2018 9:36 am

    Jan was a wonderful friend She was so witty and funny and we had such good times working together. She loved all of her children dearly and was so proud of you. I’m blessed from having a friend like she was Praying for you to have comfort and peace. I loved Jan so much and am sending love and hugs to all of you.

  • Kevin Hare Posted October 12, 2018 10:01 am

    A second mom to me for as long as I can remember. Love you Jan!

  • Michelle moon Posted October 12, 2018 10:06 am

    My heart hurts for y’all she was such a great lady n a 2nd mom to us. She will b missed so much . MY thoughts n prayers r with y’all love y’all so much

  • Carolyn Davis Posted October 12, 2018 10:15 am

    Jan and I became close friends when we went to Amarillo College. When things were tough she would make me laugh. I know how much she loved her family. She would show me pictures each time we visited. I don’t know why we have to lose those we love so young Psalm 18 KJV says “The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.” May God’s Word give you comfort.

  • Anita Benson Posted October 12, 2018 11:15 am

    My heart is just breaking. What a beautiful lady and inspiration to us all. My love and prayers are with you.

  • Shirley Armstrong Posted October 12, 2018 11:55 am

    Shawna, I’m so very sorry for your loss of your Mother.
    You and your family will be in my prayers.
    God bless and keep you in HIS loving bosom.💜

  • Robin Brady Posted October 12, 2018 12:07 pm

    My heart goes out to all of you. As others have said she was a second mother for a lot of us. I have very fond memories of Jan. Many prayers and loving thoughts being sent your way.

  • Carolyn Marshall Posted October 12, 2018 1:31 pm

    My heart is heavy. Another dear friend has left this earth. But we can only imagine what she is experiencing and the joy and happiness she must see to be with our Lord. My prayers to the Lord are that he wraps his arms around you with comfort during these days and the future days, months. Love and hugs to you all.

  • Dee Hare Posted October 12, 2018 3:34 pm

    You were a gift to my son. He loved and respected you so much. Your son Shayne was just another child in my house god bless you Jan

  • Carol Torczon Posted October 12, 2018 4:22 pm

    So sad to hear about Jan. I had the pleasure of going to nursing school with her, going to WT with her, working with her, and getting to know her whole family. She was smart, fun, vivacious, beautiful, and most of all, loved her family! My heart goes out to Keith and the kids.

  • Kim Castleman Posted October 12, 2018 4:27 pm

    A wonderful woman, neighbor, second mom, and the reason I wanted to go into nursing! Love you Jan

  • Jerry Van Noy Posted October 12, 2018 8:59 pm

    A genuine good friend of mine all of my adult life. Also a joy for my children. May the good Lord bless and keep her for now & forever. Praying for Keith, family and friends. Love always, Jerry & Judy.

  • Sandy Quintero Posted October 12, 2018 9:03 pm

    Jan was one of my instructors at AC, she was an amazing teacher and had a lot of patience with her students. She made a lasting impression on me, that has served me throughout my career. I will miss her. God be with her family always!

  • Kevin & Linda Cotter Posted October 12, 2018 9:30 pm

    Keith, So sorry to hear of Jan’s passing. Our sincere condolences to you and the family. She wiill definitely be missed. Our prayers and thoughts go out to y’all at this time.

  • Kim Moore Posted October 12, 2018 9:51 pm

    My sincere condolences to the Wormsbaker family. God has another Angel in his care.

  • Carolyn Garrison Posted October 13, 2018 3:56 pm

    My dear neighbor and friend from long ago…we kept in touch through facebook….always kind and complimentary….loved her family and her so much…fly with the angels and I pray for Keith and the family to have comfort in the days ahead….

  • Diane Lee Posted October 13, 2018 6:10 pm

    So sad to learn of Jan’s death. Great memories of her. Blessings to her family.

  • Mary Ellen Dietrick Posted October 14, 2018 1:04 am

    Keith and family, I am so sorry to hear of Jan’s passing. I did not find out about Jan until today as I have been out of town. Loved working with Jan those many years ago. Such a great loss. Prayers go out to you all.

  • Jo Ellen Sipes Marshall Posted October 14, 2018 5:22 pm

    Keith & family, I can’t express the sadness in lmy heart that I feel since Jan left us. We had always been good friends since starting to Forest Hill Elementary School on up to PDHS! Jan was a wonderful friend of mine who I will never forget! We were going to go to our 1963 55th Class Reunion Oct. 5 & 6, 2018 until she told me she was having trouble breathing & didn’t feel good enough to go. She was so strong & just kept going & going even though she didn’t really feel like it. We all loved hearing her stories about all of her wonderful family. She loved each one of you & was so proud of you all! There is great comfort to me in knowing the Lord has given her a new body & she is no longer in pain. We all will miss her tremendously! I pray that God will wrap each one of you in His loving arms & you will feel the comfort that only God can give you. I loved her so much. Love, Jo Ellen

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