Janice Elaine Gearing, 64, of Alton, passed away at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at Alton Memorial Hospital.
She was born on April 11, 1950, in Christopher, the daughter of Phillip and Juanita (Heisner) Harp.
She enjoyed crafting, watching western movies and spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by two sons, Mathew Gearing of Bethalto and Jason Gearing of Granite City; two grandchildren, Brianna and Halle; her longtime companion, Maurice Moore of Alton; and a brother, Leonard Harp of Arkansas.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Danny Harp; and a sister, Carolyn Pliemling.
A memorial visitation will be from noon till 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at the Rose Lawn Memory Gardens Chapel in Bethalto.
Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memory Garden Cemetery in Bethalto.
Memorials may be directed to the New Hope Baptist Church in Hartford.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.