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Bessie Mae Moss Janes, Greensburg, KY (1935-2012)

She was the matriarch of a large, highly regarded family, with deep family ties in Green and Adair Counties, KY. She leaves 96 direct living descendants. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Pickett's Chapel United Methodist Church, and was a loving mother and homemaker
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Mrs. Bessie Mae Moss Janes,77, of Greensburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at the Grandview Nursing Facility in Campbellsville, Kentucky.

The funeral services for Mrs. Bessie Mae Moss Janes will be conducted at 11amCT, Friday, April 27, 2012 at the Pickett's Chapel United Methodist Church, 3047 Portland Road, Columbia, KY, in Portland Community of Adair County with burial to follow in the Tarter's Chapel Cemetery, 4350 Milltown Road, Columbia, KY. Bro. Herbert Janes will be officiating. Visitation is requested 3pm-9pmCT,, Thursday, April 26, 2012, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main Street, Greensburg, KY, and after 9amCT, Friday at the church until time of the funeral service.

Pallbearers: Grandsons.

Bessie Mae Moss Janes, Greensburg, KY (1935-2012)

Mrs. Bessie Mae Moss Janes was the daughter of the late William Bradley Moss and Clara Beatrice Keltner Moss. She was born on April 7, 1935 in Adair County, Kentucky and departed this life on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, Kentucky. She was 77 years, and 17 days of age.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Willard "Bill" Crouch Janes. They were united in marriage on March 14, 1953.

Other survivors include
  • Ten children and their spouses: Allen and Fredy Milby of Greensburg, KY; Pauline and Robert Raney of Louisville, KY; Cymblene and Delson Jones, JoAnn "Jody" and Arvil Martin all of Greensburg, KY; Norma Janes Garmon of Nicholasville, KY; Roscoe and Judy Janes, Dennis and Debra Janes all of Greensburg, KY; Mitchell and Pam Janes of Summersville, KY; Roy Janes of Greensburg, KY; and Harold Janes of Campbellsville, KY

  • Twenty-eight grandchildren

  • Fifty-eight great grandchildren

  • And a host of other relatives and friends

  • Mrs. Janes was also preceded in death by a grandchild: Alison Heather Wright on March 12, 1979; three brothers: James Dillon Moss, Harlan Edward Moss, and Luther Vervion Moss.

    The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the family burial fund to help with funeral expenses, which can be made at the funeral home. The Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main Street, Greensburg, KY in charge of arrangements For online condolences at

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Bessie Mae Moss Janes, Greensburg, KY (1935-2012)

2012-04-26 - 206 S. Main Street, - Photo from Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home.

Bessie Mae Moss Janes, Greensburg, KY (1935-2012)

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