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Janet Marie (Davis) Blackstone, 59 of Cumming, GA, formerly of Pana, passed away Friday, March 23, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. She was born June 4, 1958 in Independence, MO to the late Walter & Marie (Mose) Davis. She married Donald L. Blackstone, Sr. on March 29, 1996 in Taylorville, IL. March 29 would have marked their 22nd wedding anniversary although they had been together for 33 years. After completing Cosmetology School, she was a hair stylist for over 30 years. She also spent over 9 years as a bus driver for the Forsyth County Schools Transportation Department and managed a Lil Ceaser’s Pizza Place. Her hobbies included bowling and boating but most importantly spending time with her family.

 

Janet is survived by her husband Donald and children: Amy Ruth Blackstone of Fairdale, KY, Donald L. (Heather) Blackstone, Jr. of Charlestown, IN, Marjorie (Shannon) Blackstone-Tucker of Kennesaw, GA, Daniel J. Blackstone, Brandon Roy Blackstone, Steven Tyler Blackstone, Aaron Edwin Blackstone and Andrew Benjamin Blackstone all of Cumming, GA; 11 grandchildren; brother Dick Davis; sister Norma (Joe) Cervi; sister-in-law Alice Davis; and several nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Jim Davis; sister Barb Rodman; and niece Savannah Cervi.

 

Funeral Services for Janet will be held Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Ava Witsman officiating.  Burial will be in Rosemond Grove Cemetery, Rosamond, IL. Visitation will be Monday, March 26, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at McCracken-Dean Funeral Home.

 

Memorials in Janet’s honor may be made to her family to help with travel expenses and will be accepted by McCracken-Dean Funeral Home, who is assisting the family.

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