Janis Darlene Dean Dozier, aged 64, of Alamogordo passed away surrounded by her family in El Paso, Texas on Monday, August 14, 2017. Janis was born in Artesia, New Mexico on July 12, 1953 to Thomas and Rozell (Kimmons) Dean the second youngest of five children. Janis married John Dozier in Roswell, New Mexico on October 22, 1971. She was a friendly, outgoing, loving woman devoted to her family. She enjoyed gatherings of friends and family as well as attending sporting events for her son and more recently her grandsons. Janis was preceded in death by her parents and brother Jimmy. Janis is survived by her loving husband John Dozier, daughter Anella Dozier and son-in-law Adam Grissom of El Paso, son Shawn Dozier, daughter-in-law Sarah and grandsons Garret and Owen Dozier of Las Cruces, brother Charley Dean and sister-in-law Donna of Clovis, brother Donald Dean and sister-in-law Cooky of Carlsbad and brother Jeff Dean of Billings, Montana. A lunch in honor of Janis followed by a memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 in Pinon, New Mexico beginning at noon. Services will be officiated by Herb Gage. The family would like to extend our gratitude to the staff of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso for their attentiveness and loving care. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.
“They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it.”
— William Penn