Janis Lynn Bumps, 68, of Crossville, formerly of Glasgow, KY, died peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. She had struggled with Alzheimer's for the past 14 years.
She was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Ruthine Nuckols.
She is survived by her husband, Tom Bumps; children, Jennifer (Greg) Bromley of Louisville, Jonathan (Jackie) Whitlock of North Carolina, Tracy Bumps Miller of Adolphus, Will (Tiana) Bumps of Greenfield; sister, Judy (Ron) Wyatt of Mount Juliet, TN; brother, Donald Nuckols, of Glasgow; and grandchildren, Elizabeth and Parker Bromley, Elsa and Simon Whitlock, Tifany Flower, and Elizabeth Miller.
She was a graduate of University of Kentucky and received her Masters Degree from Western Kentucky University. She worked as a registered dietitian in the health departments in Glasgow, Nashville and Boyle County.
She was a member of Lantana Baptist Church in Crossville. Janis loved the Lord and going to church. She played the organ at Siloam Baptist Church where she was a member for several years. She enjoyed walking, cooking and playing the piano and organ. Janis and Tom were always on the go visiting grandchildren going to Vermont and to Mississippi after Katrina to help those who were in need.
Janis was very devoted to her family. She will be sadly missed.
Quote from her husband, Thomas Bumps: "On Feb. 15 the Lord God came down and took Janis (Jan) Bumps' hand and took her to eternal rest in Heaven. Her journey with Alzheimer's is over and now she can enjoy her new life with God in Heaven. I was honored to be her caregiver and husband. For all these years she was a joy to love and we enjoyed our life together. It was a great adventure we had."
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Lantana Baptist Church in Crossville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Norton Children's Hospital, Louisville, KY, in honor of Elizabeth Bromley.
Published on February 27, 2017