Janice "Jan" McCabe, 75, of Rockaway Beach died Wednesday, June 5, 2019
in Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. A memorial service will be held at
1:00 PM Saturday, June 15th in the Forsyth United Methodist Church.
Janice Elaine McCabe was born Sunday, April 23, 1944 in Council Bluffs, IA to
Richard Allison and Joyce Elizabeth (Avery) Rail. After graduating from high
school, she became a licensed beautician and practiced in a beauty shop in
Kansas City, MO. She eventually bought the beauty shop and ran it for over
ten years. She volunteered in a food pantry in Kansas City and moved to
Houston, TX where she started a pantry. She also spearheaded literacy
training in the area. She then moved to Tennessee where she again started
a food pantry. Later she and her husband moved to Rockaway Beach where
she organized a food pantry in Rockaway Beach that later was moved to
Janice was a member of the Sweet Adelines that performed in Branson. She
was a member of the Invitational League of Women Bowlers. In her free
time, she enjoyed wood carving and photography. She was a member of the
Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints. Everyone who knew her adored her
friendly, outgoing personality.
She is survived by her husband, Ernest McCabe of Rockaway Beach; two
brothers, Richard Rail and wife Lahea of Phoenix, AZ, Craig M. Rail of
Colorado; two sisters, Roberta Lawrence of Kansas City, MO, and Toni Rail of
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral
Home, Forsyth, MO.
Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home
Funeral Home 15945 U.S. Hwy 160
Forsyth, MO. 65653
(417) 546-6250 "There is a Difference"