Georgia Mildred January

Georgia Mildred January, Reelsville, passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

She was 92 years old. She was born in Scottsville, Ky., and lived in Indianapolis.

Mrs. January was a kindergarten teacher for more than 25 years in the IPS school system. Upon her retirement, she and her beloved husband, Joseph relocated to Reelsville, where they resided until the time of her passing.

Her passion was education and in her post retirement years worked with preschoolers at the GT Haywood Memorial Outreach Center in Brazil.

She loved travel and toured extensively in Europe, Canada, The Bahamas and the U.S.

Survivors include her loving husband of 69 years, Joseph January; children Jaleelah (Joanna Racine) (husband Ali) Siddiqui and Jonathan (wife Juliette) January; grandchildren Tabassum Siddiqui, Tasneem Siddiqui, Sameerah (husband Adam Motiwala) Siddiqui, Danyl January, Wesley January and Joseph David January; stepgrandchildren Kyrian Marshall and Ashton Marshall, and great-grandchildren Cassidy January, Ayaan Motiwala and Jayce January.

Private celebration of life services will be held by the family.

Arrangements and care of the family was entrusted to Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.

Memorial gifts are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice that is focused on children.