Jana Sue Noble, 73, of Arkansas City, went to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at South Central Kansas Medical Center.
Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 at the Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Mike Truman will officiate. Burial will follow in Bethany Cemetery in Perth. Friends can greet the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
A memorial has been established for the Missionary Baptist Church. Contributions can be made through Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences can be made at www.rindt-erdman.com.
Jana was born June 21, 1946, to Herschel and Gertrude (Holman) Whaley, in Wellington. She was reared and educated in Arkansas City, graduating from Ark City High School in 1964. She attended and graduated from Cowley College. She then attended Kansas State Teachers College (Emporia State University), where she received her bachelor of science in education.
She married Galen Noble on Aug. 16, 1969 at First Baptist Church in Arkansas City. The couple made their home in Wichita for two years before settling in Arkansas City in 1971. Jana taught in Pratt for a short time and did substitute work in Wichita. She also taught second grade at IXL school from 1971 to 1975. She was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church.
Jana was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, David Whaley; a sister, Judy Kile; several brother and sister-in-laws; and one niece.
Survivors include her husband, Galen, of the home; daughter, Reagan Wittman, of Olathe; "adopted" son, J.R. McGlasson, of Perkins, Okla.; siblings, Charles Whaley, of Arkansas City, Mary Cardenas, of Lawton, Okla., Delbert Whaley and wife, Kay of Ulysses, Larry Whaley, of Cleveland, Okla., and Linda Reazin, of Wichita; brother-in-law, Ray Kile, of Rockwall, Texas; sister-in-law, Lyneta Hollingsworth and husband, Rusty, of Andover; and numerous nieces and nephews.