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Janie Lou Black McEntyre

Mrs. Janie Lou Black McEntyre, 95, of Calhoun, died Friday November 20th, at 11:50 PM at The Fountains, following several years of declining health.

Janie was born June 6, 1926, in Gordon County, a daughter of the late Sallie Anne Porch Black and Charlton “Chock” Black. She had lived her lifetime in Gordon County and was a charter member of the Crane Eater Community Church of God. Janie was preceded in death by her husband, Abner “Ab” Andrew McEntyre in 1998, to whom she was married 52 years. Janie, the youngest of eleven children was preceded in death by her brothers & sisters: Earl Black, Marvin Black (Pearl), Georgia Mae Couch (Gordon), Conway Black (Neata Mae), Ford Black (Nanie Lee), Ervin Black (Doris), Edgebert Black (Odessa), Carrie Kardash (John), Samuel Black (Bobbie), and Annie Ruth Frix (Roy).

She is survived by two sons Randy (Donna) McEntyre and Stan (Darla) McEntyre, all of Calhoun; four grandchildren: Zach McEntyre of Atlanta, Marah (Sam) Hardie of Marietta, Andrew McEntyre of Dallas, TX, and Christy (Ben) Stanga of Brentwood, TN; two great grandchildren: Jay Stanga and Elley Stanga. Special Niece Teresa Muse Brosemer (Walter) of Huntsville, Alabama, and other beloved nieces & nephews; in addition to her family Janie loved and was loved by special caregiver & friend Jill Robbins.

Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday November 24th at 2 PM at Fain Cemetery with Rev. Daron Henson officiating. Music will be offered by Burt Jeffords, Carmen Free, Kenny Herron and Marah and Sam Hardie.

The family request that friends meet at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Family Resource Center Child Abuse Center 320 N River St NW Calhoun, GA. 30701 or dropped off at Greater Community Bank.

You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com

Thomas Funeral Home has proudly been entrusted with the care of Mrs. Janie Lou Black McEntyre.

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Ken Clark, Janie was a very special lady to me. I'm so sorry I didn't get to see her before her passing. She will never be forgotten.

Kenny Dec 2 2021 9:02 AM

Randy, Donna, Stan, Darla and family, our heartfelt condolences go out to you. Janie was a sweet, precious lady. Our family was blessed to know her.

Susan Sparks and family Nov 30 2021 7:47 AM

Janie was our neighbor in the early 50's on Peters Street. I thought she was the sweetest and most glamorous person I'd ever seen. Many years later on a visit to Calhoun, I saw her again. She had not changed.

Carol White Lynch Nov 27 2021 8:09 PM

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Kathy Holland Nov 23 2021 7:42 PM

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Candace Mangum Nov 23 2021 3:19 PM

We would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers have been and will be with you all.

Samantha Lusk and Family Nov 23 2021 9:44 AM

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