Janelle Vance Bayird, 49, of Monticello, passed away on Friday, May 5, 2017 at her home.

She was born February 11, 1968 in Monticello.

She worked at Burlington Industries for many years and was a Christian of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Lexie Fowler and her grandfather, Bob Davis.

Survivors include her son, Eric Bayird of Monticello; a daughter, Tara Bayird of Monticello; her parents, Edward “Dippi” and Faye Davis Vance of Monticello; two brothers, Shannon Vance of Monticello and Wayne Vance and wife Meredith of Greenwood, Mississippi;a sister, Tina McManus and husband Mark of Alton, Missouri; two half-brothers, Johnny Craig and Stephen Craig both of Monticello; one half-sister, Anna Craig of Monticello; grandmother, Bennie Jean Causey Tucker of Monticello; two grandfathers, James Craig of Kentucky and Sherrill Fowler of Monticello; a stepsister, Deanna Maybry of Collins; a stepbrother, Terry Hackney of Collins; the father of her children, Mark Bayird of Monticello; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on May 11, 2017 at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Rash Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. May 10 at the funeral home.