Janet Pierce Jasper, 70, of Somerset, Ky. passed away Tuesday July 2, 2013 at her home.
She was born January 29, 1943 in Nancy, Ky., daughter of the late Clifford and Uma Ard Pierce.
She was a homemaker and an active member of 43 years at the West Somerset Baptist Church.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren, her church and helping others and reading the Bible. She was a former primary girls Sunday School Teacher and an active vacation Bible School Teacher. Her sense of humor, loving kindness, and gentle and welcoming spirit will be greatly missed by her family, to whom she was a true blessing and constant source of comfort and strength. She will be missed by all who knew her.
She is preceded in death by her parents. Her former husband Levi Jasper, a brother Wayne Pierce, and a sister Barbara Flynn.
She is survived by a son, Charles Brian (and Scarlette) Jasper of Somerset, Ky.; a daughter, Mary Ann (James) Vitatoe of Somerset, Ky. A brother, Troy (Linda Lou) Pierce of Nancy, Ky.; a sister, Linda Sue (and Ronald) Johnson of Somerset, Ky.; a sister-in-law, Edna Pierce of Somerset, Ky.; grandchildren Roger (and Jessica) Jasper, Layla (and Aaron) Padgett, Amoreena Jasper, Abigail Vitatoe and Lily Vitatoe; great-grandchildren, Paul Jasper and Anna Jasper. She is also survived by many special nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Friday, July 5, 2013 after 11 a.m. in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 5, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Butte and Bro. Roger Jasper officiating.
Burial will be in the Burnetta Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family requests a memorial donation be made to the Janet Pierce Jasper Memorial Fund in C/O Southern Oaks Funeral Home, 2110 West Ky. 914, Somerset, Ky. 42503
Southern Oaks Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.