Janet Pauline Glass passed away Tuesday, October 10th at Jackson Hospital after a brief illness. She was born in the Cave Springs Community of Jackson County on January 27th, 1945.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Juanita Gilbert Glass and Albert Glass, maternal grandparents Susie Hill Gilbert and Bunyon Gilbert. Paternal grandparents, Tom and Mattie Glass of Calhoun County.
She is survived by her brother, Jerry A. Glass (Carolyn), One sister, Jennifer Fortner of Augusta Ga. Two nieces Anita Glass Hatcher (Johnny) who was her special care giver for the past three years of Marianna and Suzanne Glass Troutman (Rudy) of Fort Walton Beach. One great niece, Caroline Troutman, one great nephew Peyton Troutman and a great-great niece Charlotte Glass Troutman all of Fort Walton Beach.
She began her career as a telephone operator with West FL Telephone Co., of Marianna, then Centel Telephone Co. of Tallahassee and Leesburg, retiring after 40 plus years of service. Janet was a lover of life and never met a stranger. She had the trait of making everyone laugh after only a short time in her company.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017 in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may submitted online at www.mariannachapelfh.com