JANET MAE BOOKER - ESSEX JUNCTION/ GEORGIA - Janet Mae Booker, 67, passed away at her home on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, with her family at her side. She was born in St. Albans on Sept. 13, 1944, the daughter of the late Robert R. and Geraldine A. (Dashno) Adams. Janet was employed for many years at IBM, retiring as manufacturing supervisor. She was a member of Georgia United Methodist Church, was an avid bingo player and enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox and Miami Dolphins. Her greatest enjoyment was time spent with her family. She was the widow of Kenneth R. Booker Sr., who predeceased her May 8, 2004. Survivors include her children, Kenneth R. Booker Jr. and his wife, Shelly, of Essex Junction, Todd M. Booker Sr. and his wife, Trudy, of Highgate, Tammy L. Leary and her husband, Pete, of Swanton, Crystal G. Solomon and her husband, David, of St. Albans, and Scott D. Booker and his wife, Melissa, of St. Albans. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren; her brother, Robert Adams and his wife, Diane, of Highgate; a special friend, Lucy "Peanut" Royce of St. Albans; three stepsisters; one stepbrother; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the Heald Funeral Chapel, 87 South Main St., St. Albans, with visitation from 12 p.m. to the time of the services. Interment will follow in the family lot in the Georgia Plain Cemetery. Private messages of condolence are welcome at www.healdfuneralhome.com
. For those who wish, memorial tributes may be sent to Kenneth R. Booker Jr., 12 Foster Rd., Essex Junction, VT 05452, to be used in accordance with the wishes of Janet's family.