Gary Paul Janes

Monday, April 3, 2017

Gary Paul Janes, formerly of Piggott, Ark., came into this life on January 18, 1942, and at the age of 75 passed away Monday April 3, 2017, in Fort Worth, Tex.

Gary was always full of life with a smile on his face and never met a stranger.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Ella Janes.

Gary is survived by his wife, Margaret, and three children, Kent Crowson, Mark Janes and Elizabeth Janes Wells (Steve). Gary has five granddaughters, Jennifer Cate, Erin Ortman (Brad), Preslie Reynolds (TJ Leeder), Haley Reynolds(Blake Harlin), Katie Dugan (Brandon) and nine great-grandchildren, Kobe Courage, Ethan Lilly, Landon Lilly, Lane Ortman, Mackenzee Ortman, Madalyne Leeder, Hunter Leeder, Hadley Larmore and Paxton Harlin (due in June). He is also survived by his brother, Donnie Janes (Tommy Jean) of Jackson, Tenn.; his sister-in-laws, Barbara Glenn of Aliceville, Ala. and Joyce Watson (Rex) of Searcy, Ark. along with several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, at Heritage Church of Christ, 4201 Heritage Trace Pkwy, Fort Worth, Tex. Jim Hackney will be officiating the celebration of life service.