Janice K. Holmes, 70, of Bath, passed away at 4:36 p.m., on Thursday, December 24 at Mason District Hospital in Havana. She was born March 17, 1950, in Glenville, Nebraska, to Norbert and Eleanor Nejezchleb. She married Wayne “Whitey” Holmes, on April 24, 1971, in Hastings, Nebraska. He preceded her in death on January 1, 2020. Mrs. Holmes is survived by three children: Bridget (Medina) Holmes of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Craig Holmes of Elliott, and Erick Holmes of Bath; one granddaughter, Scarlett; brother, Keith (Pat) Nejezchleb of Nebraska; and two sisters: Karen (Dennis) Dieken of Arizona and Diane (John) Rodgers of Nebraska. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Mrs. Holmes was a US Navy Veteran. She worked as a CNA at several nursing homes in the Central Illinois Area. She later worked for Mason County Health Department for twenty years. She enjoyed reading, crafting and flowers. She especially loved her cats. Cremation rites have been accorded and graveside services will be held at Bath Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Gift of Hope. Online memorial messages may be left for the family at www.hurleyfh.com. Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements.