Born 07-12-1935 -- Died 04-15-2005
Lois Marie Janes, 69, of Couch, Mo., was born July 12, 1935, and died April 15, 2005, at her home.
Survivors include seven daughters -- Judy Spring and husband, Kurt, of Kearney, Mo., Ellen Marie Willard and husband, Perry, of Alton, Mo., Barbara Adams and husband, Chester, of Salina, Kan., Karen Faye Brewer and husband, Doug, of Pocahontas, Ark., Brenda Armstead and husband, John of Thayer, Mo., Darlene Dills of Springfield, Mo. and Becky Granger and husband, Jerry, of Alton; four sons -- Jimmie Janes and wife, Debra, of Couch, Mo., Leon Janes and wife, Debbie, of Alton, Mo., Leland Janes and wife, Erin, of Thayer, Mo., and Larry Janes and wife, Judy, of Couch; 23 grandchildren -- Brian Payne, Jennifer Payne Sumstine, and Jessica Payne Thomas of Kansas City, Mo., Shane Janes of Lebanon, Mo., Renee Janes and Katie Janes of Couch, Mo., Jason Janes, Brandon Willard, Jordan Willard of Couch, Kendell Janes of Thayer, Kristina Brewer and Courtney Brewer of Pocahontas, Derek Armstead and Rachel Armstead of Thayer, Carrie Rae Dills of Springfield, Mo., Megan Dunham and Ethan Granger of Alton, Austin Janes, Haily Janes and Kristen Janes of Thayer, Jesse Janes, Samantha Janes and Gracie Janes of Couch; four great-grandchildren -- Joseph Sumstime of Kansas City, Mo., Isaiah Lee Janes of Lebanon, Mo., Aaliyah Janes of Couch, Mo., and Dillon Clark of Couch; two sisters -- Ruby Smith of Alton and Mary Ellen Robinson of Thayer; and a brother, John R. Sisco of Alton.She was preceded in death by her mother, Katy Sisco; her husband, Howard Janes; a sister, Juanita Griffin; a brother, Robert Carl Sisco; a son-in-law, Allen Dills; and a great-grandson, Cody Thomas.
The funeral service was April 20 at Clary Chapel with John Lewis Casey and Perry Willard officiating. Interment was in the Arytown Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton.