Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 7, 2014 10:19 am EST


WALHONDING — Janet Charlene Blue, 72, of Woods Church Road, passed away surrounded by her family Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Riverside Hospital.

She was born Dec. 15, 1941, in Coshocton, to Hyle G. and Mildred I. (Long) Stokes. She graduated from Coshocton High School in 1959. On Sept. 22, 1961, she was married to Billy Lee Blue. She worked for Herald Appliances and Kenyon College Food Services. She enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother, and was happiest when in the company of her family.

She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Gloria Stokes of Walhonding; sister, Manda Kreider (David Smith) of Alabama; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Stokes of Florida, Charlene Stokes of Texas, and Betty (John) Frost of Columbus; many nieces and nephews; and her canine and feline babies, Riley, Emmie and Moxie.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband; a loving daughter, Kelly Lynn Borror, and her husband Greg; and brothers, Ralph and Roger Stokes.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Pastor Roger Tickle will be officiating. Burial will follow in Woods Church Cemetery in Butler Township. Visitation will be an hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers the family requests those who wish to remember Jan make a memorial contribution to the Central Ohio Diabetes Association, 1100 Dennison Ave, Columbus, OH 43201; or at Information is available at

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