Janet Wallen, 74, of Jonesville, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Owenton.
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She was born on Feb. 24, 1939 in Davis Branch and was the daughter of the late William and Ethel Wallen.
She will be remembered for being an example of Christian love to those around her. Many received beautifully-written cards on their birthday and Christmas from her through the years among other kindnesses. She was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church in Jonesville.
She was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters including Byrnes Fairchild of Frankfort.
Survivors include her brother, William (Charlene) Fairchild of Bristol, Tenn.; a niece, Susan (David) Atkins of Louisville and many other nieces and nephews, and her special friend Barry Richard of Jonesville.
She was especially thankful for the care and love she received from the staff and administrators of the Jonesville Rest Home, where she had lived for nearly 44 years.
A service celebrating Janet's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 1 at the Macedonia Baptist Church in Jonesville with Pastors Gene Hill and Sean Ryan officiating.
Published in Grant County News from Feb. 27 to Mar. 3, 2014