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Merry Fay Janes

September 24, 1960 — October 7, 2022

Odessa, Missouri


Merry Fay Janes, 62, of Odessa, Missouri passed away on Friday, October 7, 2022 at home surrounded by family.


Per Merry’s wishes cremation, no services at this time.  Memorials are suggested to the family in care of Samantha Janes.  Memories of Merry and condolences for her family may be left at or on our Facebook Page.  Cremation has been entrusted to the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, MO, 64076, 816-633-5524.


Merry was born on September 24, 1960, in Lexington, MO to Wilbur and Clara (Cramer) Janes.  She graduated in 1979 from Odessa High School.  Merry worked for Action Products, Hardee’s, Dollar General and was most recently working for the Odessa School District at the High School in the cafeteria.  In addition to spending time with family and friends, Merry was an animal lover, she had a passion for living life to the fullest and was always there for anyone who needed help.  She will be greatly missed. 


Merry is survived by a daughter, Samantha Janes of Odessa, MO; five sisters, Carol Barker and husband Richard of Odessa, MO, Pat Bartlett and husband John of Butler, MO, Liz Jackson and husband Robert of Wellington, MO, Pam Brown and husband Ronnie of Odessa, MO, and Connie VanBuren and husband James of Odessa, MO; five brothers, Delbert Janes of Blue Springs, MO, Joe Janes and wife Jennifer of Lexington, MO, John Janes of Odessa, MO, Terry Janes of Holden, MO, and Richard Janes and wife Shonna of Odessa, MO, and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


Merry was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Charles Janes and Steve Janes.

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