Midkiff, Janice Bolt

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Janice Dawn Bolt Midkiff, 57 of Dugspur, passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Northern Regional Hospital. Mrs. Midkiff was born in Mount Airy, NC on September 10, 1964. She was preceded in death by her sister, Regina Kay Bolt Dalton; paternal grandparents, Theodore and Gracie Alderman Bolt; and maternal grandparents, Rufus and Daisy Gardner Burnette.

Survivors include her husband, Richard Midkiff of Dugspur; daughters, Keshia Stanley (Matt) of Fries and Kimberly Midkiff of Belmont, NC; parents, S.G. and Pauline Burnette Bolt of Willis; sister, Joy Slusher (Tom) of Hillsville; brother, Ronnie Bolt (Karen) of Floyd; grandson, Hix Stanley; and several nieces and nephews.

Janice had a special gift for working with children. She taught at Mira Fork Christian Academy and worked in Carroll County Public Schools as a substitute teacher for 18 years. Janice graduated from Wytheville Community College in 2016 with a general education degree and also an associate of Arts and Science Degree with a major in Education. At 54 years old she graduated from Old Dominion University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She has been employed by Floyd County Public Schools as an Instructional Assistant for the last two years.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel at 2:00 PM with Rev. Dewey Weaver officiating. Burial will follow in the Gardner Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. A guestbook is available online by visiting www.vaughanguynnandmcgrady.com. Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel is serving the family.