Janice Elaine (McCray) Ott, age 79 of Middletown, Ohio passed away on Friday, January 20, 2023 at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the loving daughter of Arthur Chester and Nora Lou (Warner) McCray, having been born in Middletown, Ohio on May 28, 1943. Janice was a life-long resident of Middletown. Janice leaves behind her children; Pati L. Smith of Middletown, Amber (Robert) Johnson, of Middletown, grandchildren; Stephen Tyler Smith and Kaitlyn Nicole Smith, numerous grandpups, and her brother; William McCray. She was preceded in death by her husband; Edward C. Ott and her parents. Visitation at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home will be on Thursday, January 26, 2023 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held immediately following at 8:00 p.m. with Ronnie Pike officiating. Condolences may be left at www.bakerstevensparramore.com.