Janice Jean Alden
Janice Jean Alden, age 80, of Hamilton, Mo., passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at the Hillcrest Manor Nursing Home in Hamilton. She had lived in the Hamilton and Kidder areas most of her life.
Janice was born on Aug. 13, 1937, at home, in Kidder, to Floyd Harrison and Elizabeth Gail (Cox) Cornelius. She graduated from the Kidder High School in 1955. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of the Hamilton United Methodist Church, the state and national Shorthorn Association, a past 4-H leader, and a board member of the National Shorthorn Lassies. In 1977, she was voted the National Shorthorn Lassie of the year. Janice was also a founder and member of the Missouri Llama Association.
Janice was preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Ramona.
Janice married George Alden on Oct. 9, 1955, in Kidder. He survives of the home.
Additional survivors include her sons, Robert (Beverly) Alden and Ron (Judy) Alden, both of Hamilton; seven grandchildren, Jake (Annette) Alden, Jalane (Mat) Vaughn, Haley Alden, Maggie (Eric) Scott, Tyler Alden, Whitney (Sam) Stephenson, and Dallas Davidson; six great-grandchildren; and sister, Kay (Bill) Sharp of Chillicothe.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at Bram Funeral Home, Hamilton. A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., on Wednesday, May 2, at the funeral home. Friends may call the funeral home after 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Interment will be at Highland Cemetery in Hamilton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Shorthorn Foundation. www.bramfuneralservices.com