Janet Regal McMahan

Janet Regal McMahan, 83, of Amarillo, TX died Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

Graveside services will be private.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Janet was born October 24, 1936, in Fort Worth, TX to Ralph and Lena Wood.  She graduated from Amarillo High School in 1955.  Janet earned her bachelor’s degree and a Master of Education from West Texas State University.  Janet was an educator and retired from South Georgia Elementary School, as the physical education teacher.

Janet married Donald McMahan on June 17, 1955, in Amarillo, TX.

She served as the senior coordinator at the Amarillo Museum of Arts docents.  She was a past member of San Jacinto United Methodist Church and most recently a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Happy Homemaker Club and the TTEA.

Janet loved to sew, travel, shop, and do devotionals.  She was very caring about other people and loved to talk.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jack Thomas McMahan; and a grandson, Garrett McMahan.

Survivors include her husband, Donald McMahan, of Amarillo, TX; a son, John David McMahan, of Atlanta, GA; a daughter, Ann McMahan Parker, of Amarillo, TX; a brother, John Regal and wife Emily, of Troy, VA; two granddaughters, Jennifer Hogan and Clair Daniel; a grandson, Colin Kozar; and three great-grandchildren, Adelyn, Brecken, and Noah.

16 Replies to “Janet Regal McMahan”

  1. I knew Janet as I was in the Sunday school class that her husband,Don, , taught in when I first moved to Amarillo in 1965. She was a dear friend.

  2. I taught with Janet at South Georgia for years. She was always very nice and good hearted. I always enjoyed being around her. My sympathy to all the family.

  3. Janet was a very special person and friend. She always made you smile and was very special. God bless you Don, Ann & John

  4. Johnny, I am so very sorry for the loss of Janet. I can remember all of our early life days. What good times we had. I send my love!!

  5. She was always like a second mother to me. I loved hanging out at her house with her son. She is very supportive, loving, caring and funny too! I will miss you Janet.
    Sincerely, Clinton

  6. Janet was warm , kind with a vivacious personality. She was a genuine asset to the South Georgia campus and a blessing to all who knew her.

  7. I always like Janet. She was always so nice to me. She was always happy with a smile on her face. I am very sorry to hear of her passing. She will be missed.

  8. I know that God has Janet in His arms. I loved her with all my heart. I am blessed to have known this amazing family.

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