1/20/1954 ~ 8/20/2022
Janice Buchanan Culley, age 68, died unexpectedly on August 20, 2022, at her home in Ephraim, Utah. Janice was born on January 20, 1954, in Richfield, Utah to Richard and Rigmor “Rae” Jorgensen Buchanan. She graduated in 1972 from Skyline High School in Salt Lake City. She was married to Gary Culley for 28 years and they had four children together and an adopted son. Janice worked as a counselor at a youth treatment program and eventually opened her own business, Pathways Learning Center. She was very passionate about whole integration. She always loved to play board games with her family, especially Yahtzee. She also loved to garden, enjoyed nature, and eating fresh natural healthy foods. Her neighbors always complimented her flowers in the front yard. She was devout in her beliefs, committed her whole life to serving others, and lived a Christ-like life. Lovingly raised two generations of children. She would light up a room with her smile and laughter and will be missed by many.
Janice is survived by her five children; Sean Culley, Casie Begay, Jake Culley, Darwin Shorty and Megan (Trevor) Parry; four granddaughters and seven grandsons; siblings Lorna (John) Larsen; Vahl (Colleen) Buchanan; Richard (Connie) Buchanan; Diane (David) Ladd. Preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law Ronald Begay.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 27, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Ephraim 2nd Ward Chapel (420 N 200 W) with a viewing from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. prior to services. Interment in the Ephraim Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Venmo account @Megan_Parry_6 to help support Shylah, Isaac and Joseph, the grandchildren she is raising.
The recorded services will be available to watch for 60 days from 8/27/2022