Janice Lucas became the Administrator for Angels for the Elderly in June 2016. She has held a Category II Assisted Living Administrator License since August 2003, and has been an employee of Angels since September 2004. She began her employment as an Activities Director and then transitioned into being the assistant to the Director of Nursing. She has also served as Dietary Manager, Quality Assurance Administrator, and Administrator Designee over her tenure at Angels.
Before coming to Angels, Janice was employed as an Activities Director at a Specialty Care Assisted Living facility in Troy, Alabama. She also assisted the Administrator of that facility with paperwork, resident and employee records, and development of policies and procedures.
Janice is also a former school teacher, having retired in 2001 from the Pike County School system with 31-years’ experience, which spanned grades 1 -7.
Janice is a widow and has one daughter and son-in-law and two granddaughters, who keep her busy. She lives in Troy and says the drive to and from work is her quiet time. She enjoys working with the elderly, especially those with memory problems. She says she gets daily inspiration from the residents of Angels for the Elderly and their families.
Administrator Designee & Director of Operations
Kim Wilson began working at Angels in October of 2012 as part of the administrative staff. She is currently the Administrator Designee and Director of Operations. She also oversees the dietary department, purchasing, as well as admissions. Kim has a special place in her heart for the residents of Angels III.
Kim witnessed the love and compassion her mother demonstrated as she cared for Kim’s grandmother who suffered with dementia. This inspired Kim to show the same love and compassion to the residents of Angels for the Elderly.
Prior to working at Angels, Kim stayed home and raised her three boys, Blake, Hayden, and Connor. As her boys grew up, she worked as the Church Hostess at her home church of Dalraida Baptist Church, as well as prepared Wednesday night supper. Kim also ran a catering business. Kim enjoys cooking, crafts, and spending time with her family.
Director of Community Relations
Kristie Watt joined the Angels team in September 2018. Although new to Angels, Kristie has worked in the medical community in and around Montgomery for almost 20 years. Kristie is a native of Alabama and a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Business Administration. In her spare time, Kristie enjoys going to the beach, hunting and attending Auburn football games.
Director of Human Resources
Christy began working at Angels for the Elderly in March 2012 as an Activity Director, and is currently the Director of Human Resources. She also assists with business office and admission duties.
Christy came to Angels with the sincere hope of having a positive impact on the residents and enriching their lives. Christy feels that working at Angels is rewarding and it has enriched her own life in many ways. Having watched her grandfather suffer with Alzheimer’s, she has a true passion for those with this disease, as well as their families.
Christy grew up in Montgomery and currently lives in Wetumpka. She is married with three children, two boys, and a daughter in Heaven with her Heavenly Father. She enjoys anything crafty and spending time with her family.
Jennifer Raney, RN
Director of Nursing
Jennifer Raney, RN has been the Director of Nursing at Angels for the Elderly for more than three years. She has been a nurse for 42 years and graduated from nursing school at Troy University of Montgomery. She has a broad range of experiences in the field of nursing from the Medical Surgical floor, Intensive Care, Operating Room, Nursery, hospital Assistant Director of Nursing, Director of Nursing, Long-Term Care Assistant Director of Nursing, as well as Hospice Nursing. Jennifer stated it brings her much joy and pleasure to work with the elderly residents at Angels.
Jennifer was born and raised in Alexander City, Alabama, and has lived in Alabama her whole life. She has three children and three grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family, antiquing, and attending church.
Suzi Armstrong, RN
Assistant Director of Nursing
Suzi Armstrong, RN has been the Assistant Director of Nursing at Angels for the Elderly since June, 2018. She graduated from nursing school at Troy University of Montgomery in 2011. She has worked mostly in long-term care.
Suzi is married and has two sons with a new baby on the way. She enjoys the outdoors, hunting, fishing, boating, camping, and reading.
Adelle Hutchins, CRNP
Adelle Hutchins received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Auburn University at Montgomery and became a Registered Nurse in 1990. She received a Masters of Science in Nursing from Troy University in 2007 and Doctor of Nursing Practice from Troy University in May of 2014. Adelle has worked with Jackson Hospital & Clinic in Montgomery since 2007 as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. She has helped treat the residents at Angels since 2008. Adelle has worked for Jackson Hospital for seven years and collaborates with Dr. Donald Marshall.
After 37 years as a Career Tech teacher at Lee High School and 3 years of retirement adventures, Jayne Love joined the Angels’ Activities Staff in January 2018. She and her husband Bill are part of the faith family at Eastmont Baptist where Jayne is church pianist, serves on the Women’s Ministry and Guatemala mission teams, and directs the MONTGOMERY PASSION PLAY. Her son Cliff is an RSA accountant, and her daughter Annie is an RN in VA.
Jayne truly loves working with Martha as they plan activities that not only entertain, but respect the uniqueness of each resident. According to Jayne, “Activities are more than birthday parties and bingo. Carefully planned activities engage the whole person–mind, body and spirit. Enriching lives and bringing joy, these activities bring meaning to each new day. Activities are vital to making residents feel at home at Angels.”
For years, friends asked Jayne what kind of career she might enjoy after decades in education. She always responded, “I just want to work somewhere that I can do two things: be nice to people and talk.” Working with families, staff and the Angels’ community, Jayne is proud to call Angels her “home away from home.”
In March of 2000, Martha Moore joined the staff as a caregiver and in 2004, she became an Activities Director at Angels for the Elderly. Before coming to Angels, Martha worked as a respiratory therapist at Jackson Hospital for 20 years and prior to that, she worked as a PCTII in Jackson’s Emergency Room and as a member of the Jackson Stroke Team. After graduating from Riley Business College, Martha worked in Data Entry at Baptist East and as a substitute teacher for grades K-12.
Martha truly appreciates the home-style setting that Angels offers residents and their families. She says being Activities Director gives her the opportunity to do what she enjoys. “Our residents become like our own parents. Loving what I do makes a difference. It is a privilege getting up and coming to work when you’re surrounded by love and encouragement.”
Martha and her husband Leroy have been married for 39 years. They have 3 sons, 1 daughter and 10 grandchildren, all of whom live out of state. Martha is very active in the choir at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church and enjoys using her musical talents in the activities program at Angels.