Rev. Herbert Janes

July 28, 1940 ~ June 6, 2022 (age 81)

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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.

Survivors include:

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 – Friday, June 10, 2022 at 10:00 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 4:00 P.M. Thursday at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home and after 8:00 A.M. Friday at the Church.

Grandchildren will serve as Casket Bearers

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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June 9, 2022

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

June 10, 2022

8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Tarter's Chapel Church
Milltown Road
Columbia, KY 42728

Funeral Service
June 10, 2022

10:00 AM
Tarter's Chapel Church
Milltown Road
Columbia, KY 42728

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