Obituary of Janet Lynn Twitty
Janet Lynn Marks Twitty, 60, of Lexington, South Carolina, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at Oakleaf Village of Lexington, Lexington, South Carolina surrounded by family.
Born in Kingston, New York, Janet was the daughter of the late John William Marks, Jr. and Marlene Downing Marks. Janet spent her early years in New York and North Carolina, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from North Carolina State University in 1985. She moved to South Carolina, where she earned her MBA at the University of South Carolina in 1990. She dedicated her late career to using technology to facilitate learning in the South Carolina Public School system.
Outside of work, Janet was a devoted wife and mother, who embraced her family with compassion and love. She spent much of her time supporting her two sons at sporting events, band concerts, and more. In her spare time, Janet loved working on various projects from woodworking, sewing, gardening, playing pool and spending time with friends and family.
Janet is survived by her two sons, Earron Joseph Twitty and John Cameron Twitty; and her brother, Jeffrey D. Marks. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family.
Earron and Cameron are thankful to the family and friends for all of the support, care, and love given to her throughout her battle with frontotemporal dementia. A special thanks to Steve Twitty, Lisa Daniels, Judy “Mimi” Twitty, Christiana Howard, Lori Morris and Angel Jeffcoat for their continuous support and love shared with our mother.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, January 22, 2024, in the Mausoleum Chapel at Woodridge Memorial Park, 138 Corley Mill Road, Lexington, SC 29072. Pastor David Spears will officiate.The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 am prior to the service in the Woodridge Mausoleum Chapel.
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