Rev. Herbert Janes, 81, of the Portland Community, died Monday, June 6, 2022 at 6:23 P.M. at T.J. Health/Columbia.
He was born July 28, 1940, in Adair County, to the late Galeon and Sallie Keltner Janes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Nicholas Janes; four brothers, Lewis, Bill, Johnnie and Norman Janes; and four sisters, Ruth Burris, Ernestine Kemp, Freida Smith and Sue Cundiff.
Rev. Janes was a retired United Methodist Minister, having Pastored and held Revivals in Adair and surrounding counties for over 43 years, a U.S. Army Veteran, a former heavy equipment operator and recently operated Poor Man’s Store in Portland.
His wife – Rebecca Keltner Janes of Portland
One daughter – Sacha Klein (Jayme) of Columbia
Three sons – Joey Janes of Portland, Doc Janes (Angie) of Fairplay and Micah Janes (April) of Milltown
Two brothers – Ollen Janes and Payne Janes both of Milltown
Two sisters – Phyllis Stone of Columbia and Retter Bailey of Campbellsville
16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren
Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was Friday, June 10, 2022 at 10 a.m. at Tarter’s Chapel Church (My Father’s House), with David Martin, Bro. Jimmy D. Cox and Bro. Larry Wisdom officiating.
Burial in Tarter’s Chapel Cemetery, with full military honors presented by V.F. W. Post 6097.
Visitation after 4 p.m. Thursday at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home and after 8 a.m. Friday at the Church.
Grandchildren will serve as casket-bearers.
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.