Janis Allison age 71 of Oroville passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born May 24, 1943 in Selma, California to parents Stanley Jay and Dorothy Leatta (Bibb) Allison. Janis grew up in Selma and Fresno, California.
On July 17, 1961 she married Larry B. Bailey in Fresno, CA. Together they had three children and lived in Fresno, Santa Cruz, Porterville and Bell Gardens, CA. In the late 1980’s, Janis moved to Oroville to be close to family. She was known by her family as Pamma. She was a unique mom…”one of a kind.” A spirited, sweet, kind and generous woman. She enjoyed meeting and getting to know people. Janis loved to read, dance and go on road trips. She had the gift of making a house a home and could decorate anything. She will be missed by family and friends.
She is survived by two daughters: Charlene (Greg) Helm of Oroville and Shannon Bailey (Nick) Mieirs of Oroville; a son: Mike Bailey of Puerto Rico; a brother: Stanley Allison of Selma, Calif.; a sister: Darline King. of Dundee, Ore.; ten grandchildren: Sarah (Helm) Young, Justin (Jessica) Helm; Jordan, Taija and Deja Moore; Alissa, Andrew, Jadyn, Carly and Casey Mieirs and five great grandchildren: Hailey, Miles and Carter Helm and Coen and Livi (Helm) Young.
Janis was preceded in death by her dad, Stanley J. Allison and her mom, Dorothy Allison and one sister, Della Hendryx
There will be a service on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Lutheran Church in Oroville at 11 a.m. Rev. Dan Kunkel officiating. A potluck salad and desserts will follow. A separate memorial service will be held at a later date.
Bergh Funeral Service and Crematory in care of arrangements.