Janis L. (Garriott) Finley

February 6, 1955 ~ August 2, 2018 (age 63)

Ludowici – Janis Lea Finley, 63, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Jesup Healthcare.  She was a native of Casper, WY and had lived in Long County for 22 years.  She was a US Navy veteran, a homemaker, and a former volunteer leader with the Girl Scouts.  She was a member of A New Beginning Church and was preceded in death by her parents, William and Dorothy Herman Garriott.

Survivors are her companion, Matt Daniels of Ludowici; daughters, Kathaleen Dwyer-Scott of Hinesville, Kristine Jackson of Riceboro, and Keri Wiltshire of Ludowici; son, Daniel Dwyer, IV of Ludowici; sister, Marsha Stebbins of Eugene, OR; brother, Timothy Garriott of Casper, WY; 9 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Saturday, August 4 at 10 AM at A New Beginning Church.  Entombment will be later in the Georgia Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Glennville.

Family and friends may sign the online register at

Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.



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