Janae Hornsby


Janae Hornsby, 9, a student at Plaza Towers Elementary School, died in the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20.


One of seven children killed inside the Plaza Towers Elementary School, JaNae loved to draw and sing. She loved being the center of attention, her father said.

JaNae's house, just three blocks from the school, also was destroyed by the tornado. Her father wanted to go back to the property to see if he could find a few of JaNae's things to keep.

"JaNae was the life of the party. If JaNae was there you were having a good time. She liked to sing, be a big sister, be a big cousin. She liked to draw," he said, smiling, as he remembered his little girl.

As family gathered to make funeral arrangements and comfort one another, Hornsby looked behind him into the house.

"If she was here she would just have everybody laughing and she would be in the midst of everything. She loved the spotlight," he said.

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Sweet little Angel Janae,
We will always remember you.
You use to come over next door to play with Elijah.
I caught on to the little crush you had on him.
You were so Sweet and Bossy...
We miss you very much and we know that Heaven has a little Angel.
Life is something else and as I reflect back to those times with you, Jocelyn and Neecie tears pour from my eyes.
So many questions in life.
So many things we will never understand.

So sorry for the loss of your sweet baby girl. God Bless you all.

This is for you sweet little angel Janae you are precious and you are home and saved

This is for you sweet little angel!

You will be in the hearts of everyone that knew you. Please watch over your father and family.

And I will rejoice in Jerusalem and exult in my people; No more will there be heard in her the sound of weeping or a cry of distress.” Isa 65:19. A wonderful promise that Janae Hornsby is surely missed prayers go out for all the families and friends.

May the God of all comfort be there for the family of little Janae. 1 Cor 1:3,4 . Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

“Do put my tears in your skin bottle. Are they not in your book?”—PSALM 56:8