Janet Canum Walls, age 79 of Chipley, lovingly known as "O'Ma" by her grandchildren, passed away Monday, April 1, 2014 at the Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee. Janet was born Feb. 23, 1935 in Lewisburg, Tenn., to the late Stanley and Inga (Anderson) Canum. She is a lifelong resident of the Chipley area and has been a member of the Chipley Woman's Club for over 35 years as well as a member of the Chipley Friends Of The Library. She was an avid Bridge player, loved watching Florida State Seminole football, Troy Trojans baseball, spending time at the beach and being with her children and grandchildren.
Janet is survived by her son, Keith Walls and wife Kelly of Tallahassee; granddaughters, Hillary L. Taylor, Chelsey Kinsey and Taylor Stephens; one daughter, Kay Walls Pierce and husband Bobby of Troy, Ala.; grandchildren, Lance Pierce and wife Lindsay; great grandson, Park of Tallahassee, Lauren Brooks and husband Beau of Huntsville, Ala., and Logan Pierce of Troy, Ala.; three sisters, Kathleen Rogers and husband Gerald, Marie "Toogie" Mitchell and husband Wilmer Gene and Donna Phillips and husband Wallace all of Chipley.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 4, 2014 at Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Pletcher officiating. Family received friends one hour prior to services for visitation. Interment was held at the Glenwood Cemetery, Chipley, with Brown Funeral Home directing. Family and friends may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net