Janet Logan Farrell

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 2, 2012

AYETTE — The heavens have opened and taken our sweet Janet home.

Services for Janet Logan Farrell, who died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, in Vicksburg, after battling cancer for the last six months, will be at noon Thursday at Elmo Baptist Church in Fayette with the Rev. Corky Evans officiating.

Burial will follow under the direction of Glenwood Funeral Home in Vicksburg.

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Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the church.

Mrs. Farrell was born in Stuttgart, Germany, made her home in Meadville and later moved to Edwards. She retired in 2010, from RSC Enterprises and Distributors.

Mrs. Farrell was a devoted mother, grandmother and friend. Janet never met a stranger and always placed the needs of others in front of her own.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Prather of Meadville and Mr. Bill Logan of Greenville.

Survivors include two sons, Harvey and his wife, Angie, of Natchez and Anthony and his wife, Sarah, of Vicksburg; three granddaughters, Amy and her husband, Brad, of Natchez, Ashley and her husband, Corey, and Erin Farrell, all of Vicksburg; one grandson, Justin and his wife, Christie, of Madison; five great-grandchildren, Paisley, Finley, Madi, Chad and Hunter; and one brother, Harvey Jr. and his wife, Weese, of Meadville.

Pallbearers will be Gene Williams, Corey Funk, Alvin Chaney, Wayne Smith, Justin Whitehead and Brad McDonald.

Honorary pallbearers will be the staff at the Cancer Center of Vicksburg, Dr. Steven Zachow and Dr. Manu Patel.

The family extends sincere thanks to Dr. Manu Patel and staff, Dr. Steven Zachow and staff, United Medical and Camellia Hospice.

A special thanks to Richard Crowe, Gene and Karen Williams, Tina, Wayne Smith, Jenel Boyd, Jennifer Couch, the Rev. Corky, Mable Evans and those who showed kindness during her last days.