Janavee Prater, 76, Roann, passed away at 7:51 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne.
She was born on Nov. 16, 1940 to Creed and Barbara (Bradley) Flannery in Floyd County, Ky.
She was a Member of the First Freewill Baptist Church, Claypool, where she was very active serving her lord, in the children’s church and the Ladies Circle along with many more. Jan owned and operated her own ceramics shop, she was a cook at the Warsaw Holiday Inn and she enjoyed gardening.
She is survived by her husband, Mander Prater of Roann; her children, Mander Lee (and spouse Luan) Prater of Roann; Jeff (and spouse Chris) Prater, Vanessa (and spouse J.C.) Sparks both of Warsaw; and Jill Anne (and spouse Paul) Parker of Akron; two brothers, Marvin (and spouse Sandy) Flannery and Curt (and spouse Janet) Flannery both of Claypool; and a sister, Cassie (and spouse Dan) Bradley of California.
She is preceded in death by her parents, one great grandchild, nine brothers and sisters and a son-in-law.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at the First Freewill Baptist Church of Kosciusko County, Claypool, with pastor Terry Bradford officiating.
A visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, February 1 at the First Freewill Baptist Church of Kosciusko County, Claypool.
The family is requesting that the memorial contribution be made to the First Freewill Baptist Church of Kosciusko County, 58 West 700 South, Claypool, IN 46510.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw is entrusted to assist the family for funeral arrangements.