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Obituary: Goldie Imogene Janes, 77, dies in Tennessee

She was a member of a respected Adair County family with many relatives still here. She was a member of First Nazarene Church in Manchester, TN. Funeral and burial will be in Coffee Co., TN

Goldie Imogene Janes, 77, Manchester, TN, formerly of Adair County, KY, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2009 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN, after an extended illness.

She was the daughter of the late Hallie and Diena Akin Coomer of Adair County, KY.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Reverend Bobby Janes of Manchester, TN, and the following:
  • Three children: Dr. Rex L. Janes and wife Marilyn, Murfreesboro, TN; Debra Wagoner and husband, Richard, Beckley, WV; and Brenda Clark and husband Dennis, Manchester, TN:

  • One sister: Barbara Taylor and husband Kenneth, Columbia, KY

  • Sister-in-law: Leina Janes and husband Bill, Columbia, KY

  • Six grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of other relatives
She was preceded in death by one sister, Phyllis Ennis.

She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, a homemaker devoted to her family, was dedicated to spoiling her grandchildren, and enjoyed seamstress work.

The funeral service will be Saturday, January 26, 2008, at 3:00pm at Coffee County Funeral Chapel, Manchester, TN, with Pastor Jimmy Hodge and Rev. Jay Archer the officiating clergy.

Interment will be in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be on Saturday, January 26, 2006, at Coffee County Funeral Chapel, Manchester, TN
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