Janie became the Worship Leader of Union Hill Baptist Church in 2008. She and her husband, Tom, have been married for 34 years and have five children, eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Janie comes from a family of singers and has been singing for most of her life. Her life verse is Proverbs 3:5-6 which says, "Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths."