Janie Doxey

Janie Doxey

Janie M. Doxey of Plainwell, Michigan, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2012, at her home with her family by her side. Mrs. Doxey was born October 15, 1958 in Battle Creek to John and Judith (Durr) Millsap.

Janie was a devoted homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She had been a Girl Scout leader and loved being a grandmother. In her leisure time she enjoyed sewing, crocheting, painting ceramics, gardening, cooking and baking. Janie had made many hats, scarves and mittens that were donated to cancer patients.

On November 13, 1976, in Plainwell, she married Russell Doxey, who survives. Also surviving are three daughters, Amy (Charles) Slone, Jennifer (Derrick Evans) Doxey and Angela Doxey, all of Plainwell; grandchildren, Dylan and Victoria; siblings, Tina (Paul) Grimm, David Lowing and Tom Cardiff; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceding her in death were her mother, Judith Cardiff; father, John Millsap; and grandparents, Harry and Jane Durr.

Friends may meet with Janie’s family from 11am to 1pm Thursday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M, Rev. Dan Minor officiating. Cremation will follow.

Contributions in memory of Janie may be made to the American Heart Association.

Messages of condolence for her family may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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  1. Brett M. Wilson (Cousin) says:

    I am so sadden over the loss of a dear cousin, who I loved with all my heart. I find comfort that she is forever at peace, living now with Jesus. I can’t even imagine the reunion she is having with her Mom (Judy) and our Grandparents (Harry and Jane Durr) and other loved ones that have proceeded us. I am praying for her Daughters, Amy, Jennifer and Angela, and her soul mate, Russ. May you guys stay strong and always know that you can fall back on us, your family. We will always be here for you. Although your pain is great…we too will have a void in our lives. Janie meant the world to our family, and we will never be the same. What I do know is, God will get us through, and when our time comes, we will be with our loved ones as well…We love and miss you Janie…Rest in Peace. Don’t worry about us, just enjoy you life in eternity with God. You can now enjoy your endless journey… God Bless you cuz! I love you!

  2. Nicole Newton says:

    So sorry for you loss. Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. David Marsh and Family says:

    The Marsh family is very sorry to hear about what has happened in the family. We want to let you know that our father *David Marsh* always told us about playing cards with the Doxy family at the lake and going to Goshin Indiana with them. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family are this time.

  4. Karen Shattuck-Young says:

    Tina, Paul, & Steven, Dan, Tom
    My heart is sadden for all of you today. For I know you have lost a very dear loved one. May heavenly father wrap his loving arms around you and be with you now and in the comming days ahead. I have been bless by knowing Janie over the yrs.

  5. Wendy Davis says:

    Janie will be missed dearly, she was a wonderful lady. She always made me laugh. i love and miss her.

  6. Laurie Williams says:

    I am so sorry for your loss! Janie was a very special lady, I had
    alot of great times with her, she will be dearly missed.
    Thoughts and prayers are with the family!

  7. Sally Kenyon-Laws Class Mate says:

    Very sorry to hear of Janies passing. We were classmates & friends in school. My deepest symapthy to the family.

  8. Lori and Terry Steele says:

    Sorry to hear of you loss Janie will be missed by everyone. She could make everyone laugh. I have not seen her awhile but when we did meet we made the best of the time we had. She will be missed. The class of 1976.

  9. Tim & Judy Gates Hayes says:

    So sorry to hear about Janie. I haven’t seen Janie in sometime but when we would run into each other it was just pure laughter. She had a way of making people feel at ease. I so can hear her laughter now. Keep the memories of Janie near your heart and she will live within you forever.

  10. Virginia Gates Mattox - Friend/Classmate says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of the Janies passing. We had alot of fun in school and hanging out many years ago. My thoughts and prayers goes out to her family. The class of ’76.

  11. Joni (Flegal) Haggard says:

    How very sad to hear of a class mate’s passing. I remember Janie as a very friendly person who always said “hi” when we passed in the hallways. I didn’t know her well, but I’m sorry she has left her family so soon. My condolences.

  12. Linda Mollitor says:

    Our hearts and prayers are with you all.
    I pray that you can know the comfort of friends and family and Jesus especially close to you at this time.
    Bob and Linda

  13. Linda Moran Lorbeck says:

    My deepest prayers and condolences go out to the family. I remember times hanging out with Tina and Janie would ofetn be there, she always had a way of making you laugh and brighten up your day, no matter what kind of mood you were in, she had that sence about here, she will be missed.

  14. Deb Redmond Mason says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Janie’s passing. I hadn’t seen her for awhile, but if we ran into each other, always had something to talk about. May the family find peace & comfort in the wonderful memories. Rest in peace Janie.

  15. Tom and Mary Loughead says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  16. Dodie Vandervort Jorgensen says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Janie. She was a great friend growing up and when I had a chance meeting with her after the kids had grown it was like old times. She was a very special person. She will always be with us in our hearts. She is just a memory away.

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