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Dorothy Janes

Dorothy Janes

Posted: Friday, December 19, 2008 12:38 pm

 The Messenger. 12.19.08

Dorothy O’Dell (McFarland) Janes, 96, of Lake Ozark, Mo., formerly of Union City, died Dec. 18, 2008, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, Mo.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Revs. Larry Nichols and Jerry Leggett officiating. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. Saturday.

Pallbearers will be Ty Sanders, Michael Beeler, Bob DuPree, Phil Beeler, Ryan Long and Ryan Shanklin.

Honorary pallbearers will be Turner McFarland, Kenny McFarland, Charles McFarland, Terry Huffstetler, Ralph Gilliam and Kenneth Brown.

The family requests that memorials be made to First Baptist Church in Union City.

She was born Aug. 8, 1912, in Gibson County, daughter of the late Oscar and Birtie (Dozier) McFarland. She married Walter S. Janes April 12, 1947. He died March 29, 1972. She had been employed at the former Brown Shoe Co. in Union City and had been a member of Union City First Baptist Church since 1940. She was also prayer chairman for Lael Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church and of the Woman’s Missionary Union and of one of the local Family and Community Education clubs.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Darlene Janes of Hilham; her daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Mark Beeler of Lake Ozark; her grandchildren and their spouses, Valerie (Beeler) and Phil Beeler of Bloomington, Ill., Erin and Ryan Shanklin of Trenton, Teri and Ryan Long and Traci Janes, all of Blytheville, Ark., Michael Tyler Sanders and Michael and Jen Beeler, all of Osage Beach, Nicole and Bob DuPree of Brumley, Mo., and Christine and Bob Sills of Charleston, N.C.; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Turner McFarland and Floyd McFarland; and her sister, Bernice Brown.

Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home Web site:

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