Janine Mallett

Janine Mallett
Janine Mallett

Janine Anne Mallett went to be with the Lord on January 25, 2023, at the age of 73, in the presence of her family.

Janine was born on July 13, 1949, in Amarillo, Texas; the second of three children born to Charles and Bunny Sadler. She married the love of her life, Doyce Mallett, on June 6, 1975. Janine and Doyce were blessed with 47 years of marriage.

Janine attended Amarillo High school and graduated in 1967. During her college years, she spent a semester traveling the world on World Campus Afloat. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from West Texas State University, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, Missouri. She taught art in Amarillo ISD for many years. In her latter years, she enjoyed helping her husband as his secretary at Mallett Law Office. Janine was an accomplished artist and all of her paintings are true treasures to her family.

Janine’s passion for the Lord was evident to all who knew her. She was a devoted grandmother who never missed an opportunity to support her grandchildren. Her true loves were the Lord and her family.

She was a member of Harvest Connexion Church where she helped found the Women’s Life Group. She was a sustaining member of the Junior League of Amarillo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Bruce Sadler, and an infant grandson, Robert Wayne.

Janine is survived by her husband, Doyce; daughters Sheila Kenney and husband Jerred of Amarillo; Elise Williams of Amarillo; Leslie Elford and husband Mike of Cedar Park; six grandchildren Lane, Ben, and Sam Kenney of Amarillo; Tadd Williams of Amarillo; Lindsey and Brady Elford of Cedar Park; a brother, Don Sadler and wife Ada of San Francisco; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and their families.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 27th from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at Boxwell Brothers’ Ivy Chapel on Saturday, January 28, 2023, at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Harvest Connexion Church building fund or the Harrington Cancer and Health Foundation.

18 Replies to “Janine Mallett”

  1. We are saddened by the loss of Janine, a wonderful, talented lady who could make anyone smile! We have treasured the beautiful painting she did of our bird. Doyce, may you and your family relish the many happy memories you have of her, and may God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

  2. Doyce and family, We are so sorry, we did not know of Janine’s death until this week. Our prayers are with you all.
    The Werners
    Jan, Jan , Deanah

  3. Doyce I am so sorry that I did not know about Janines passing, I would have been there ! My prayers are with you and the girls, My heart goes out to you!

  4. This is a very sad day for Janine‘s family and friends. Having known her well for over 65 years, I feel a great loss, but have many wonderful memories of her-always kind, gentle, loving, adjusting to all the trials and tribulations in life with ease and wisdom.
    So many cherished memories come to mind. When in Texas the gatherings with Doyce and Janine, Bunny and Charles, Bruce and families were always a highlight. So, in our memories those no longer with us remain alive.
    Linda Gallasch

  5. Doyce, our sincere condolences. Your hurt, pain and time of reflection are so well understood. You and your family are in our thoughts.

  6. Doyce,
    I am so sorry to here of Janine’s passing. Please accept my deepest sympathies for you and your family on this devastating loss. May God’s love and strength be with you all in your sorrow and grief.

  7. It’s hard to comprehend losing this precious lady. She truly was my bonus mom. We had a very special relationship and it’s going to be hard to do life without her. Janine, you left an amazing legacy and changed our lives forever. I’m forever grateful for you. Prayers for the family.

  8. …dear janine, when i first met you in amarillo, more then 40 years ago, i was so thankful, that you welcomed me so warm-hearted, and when ever i came again from germany i was so much impressed by your knowledge of the arts and interest in the worldwide development of art, although we did not meet often i will not forget you and i shall miss you, for the family i wish all the best, i am very sad….immo gallasch, hamburg…..

  9. May the road rise up to meet you
    May the wind be at your back
    May the sun shine warm upon your face
    Until we meet again

  10. So sorry for your loss. I know loss is very hard but we truly can PRAISE THE LORD that we know she’s walking on streets of gold with her JESUS. Blessings to all of you and you are all in our prayers.
    A message from the Elford family,
    Grant & Kathy

  11. Janine is a treasured memory to family and friends. She was a women of many talents. I felt as if she was a sister instead of a sister-in-law to me. Her legacy of being a Godly woman, loving wife, mother and grandmother will be everlasting.

  12. My sincere condolences, Doyce. I remember Janine as a kind and warm person, as well as an accomplished artist. My heart goes out to you and your family.

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