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Janis McEarl

September 20, 1963 — November 29, 2023

Jackson, Tennessee

 

Janis Diane McEarl age 60 of Jackson, TN, passed peacefully on Wednesday,

November 29, 2023. She was surrounded by her husband, son, and family. She

was born September 20, 1963, in Danville, Illinois to Dlorah R. Wilson and the late

Stanley P. Wilson.

Janis graduated from Dyer County High School in Newbern, Tennessee. Her career

thereafter included supervisory positions at Double Day Books, Nike, and stay-at-

home mom to her son. More recently, she worked for Dwight Hawks Law offices

and worked there for over 10 years. She was a member of Pleasant Plains Baptist

Church in Jackson.

Janis loved her husband, son, and family deeply. She loved her Lord and Savior

Jesus Christ, who changed her life. While battling her own health issues, she

genuinely cared about the needs of those around her. Amid adversity, she

showed gratitude and amazing fortitude. Janis’s faith and testimony remained

strong to the end. She believed that God had a purpose for all circumstances in

her life, and she trusted in whatever He ordained.

Janis is preceded in death by her father, Stanley P. Wilson; a twin brother and

sister: and a great niece. She is survived by her husband, Jeff Lee McEarl of

Jackson, TN; her son, Anthony Kirk of Jackson, TN; her mother, Dlorah Wilson of

Elkton, KY; her brother Glenn Wilson(Kathy) of Elkton, KY; sisters, Kay

Keefer(Jerry) of McDonough, Georgia and Karla Davis(Alan) of Irondale, Alabama;

several nephews, nieces, great nephews, and great nieces; and her African Jungle

cat, Tarzan.

Services:  Visitation will be Wednesday, December 6, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Pleasant

Plains Baptist Church in Jackson, Tennessee. Services will follow at 6:00 p.m. with Pastor

Jonathan Baine officiating. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, December 7 at

11:00 a.m., at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church. Donations can be made to Pleasant Plains

 Baptist Church in her name in care of 311 Pleasant Plains Road, Jackson, TN 38305.

Arrington Funeral Directors, 148 W. University Pkwy, Jackson, TN 38305, 731.668.1111, www.arringtonfuneraldirectors.com

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Pleasant Plains Baptist Church

331 Pleasant Plains Rd, Jackson, TN 38305

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

Pleasant Plains Baptist Church

331 Pleasant Plains Rd, Jackson, TN 38305

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