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Janetta Mae (Mayle) Gillard

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Janetta Mae (Mayle) Gillard Obituary
Gillard Janetta Mae Gillard (formerly Mayle), affectionately known as Nanny, 82 of Columbus, went home peacefully Monday, July 3, 2017. She was born March 25, 1935 in Paulding, Ohio, the daughter of Raymond and Lela Marie (Holbert) Gillard. She is survived by two daughters, Karen Harrison of Columbus, Ohio and Tamara (Anthony) Renfrow of Folsom, CA; three brothers, James (Floetta) Gillard of AL, Harvey "Mike" Gillard and Fred (Josephine) Gillard, both of Zanesville; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; eight great-great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Francis Mayle; and many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, former husband Richard Mayle Sr., son Richard Mayle Jr., granddaughter Kiesha Denise Renfrow, and a sister Barbara Gillard. Janetta was a Christian by faith, had an entrepreneurial spirit and was a role model for hard work and perseverance. Retired from Grant Hospital after 35 years of service, formerly a licensed Real Estate agent, and successfully owned & operated several businesses from her home. She loved finding new recipes, baking, travel, shopping and babies. Friends may call from 12 noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 536 Moxahala Ave., Zanesville, Ohio, where funeral service will follow at 1 p.m., with Pastor Keith Wyatt officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Zanesville. Condolences expressed at www.hilliscombsnestor.com.

Published in The Columbus Dispatch on July 9, 2017
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