Janet Deloris Kennedy, 87, of East Canton, passed away Thursday, August 27th, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Philippi, West Virginia on October 7, 1932, a daughter of the late Berkie and Myrtle (Norris) Mayle, also preceded in death by 2 sisters Aleda Mayle, Lula Bell Svorstol, 3 brothers Eugene Mayle, Darl Mayle, Delmas Mayle, and son-in-law Amon Croston. Janet was a member of the Southern Baptist Church and was employed for over 30 years with the Barbour County School System. Most of her experience was with Kindergarten children, whom she truly enjoyed. She is survived by 3 daughters Lois Croston, Florence (Donald) Barnett, all of Canton, Wanda (Larry) Parsons, of Evans, West Virginia; 2 sons Woodie (Virginia) Kennedy, Greg Kennedy, all of Canton; 2 sisters Augustine Culberson, Vivian Cook; brother Gorman Mayle; 6 grandchildren Stephen (Veronica) Croston, Leslie (Vincent) Kennedy, Ryan (Angela) Barnett, Samantha Parsons, Cory (Jordan) Parsons,Drew Parsons; great-grandchildren Brayden Croston, Alex Croston, Eli Barnett, Lorilei Barnett, Brooke Kennedy, Dominic Kennedy and Nora Parsons. Funeral services will be held at Noon on Wednesday, September 2nd in the Waltner-SIMCHAK Funeral Home. Friends may call two hours prior to funeral services. Burial will take place in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
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