Glenna Benge Janes, 86, of La Vergne, Tenn., died Nov. 27, 2013.
A native of Red Springs, Texas she was the daughter of the late Simon Benge and Gladice Hatter Benge.
Mrs. Janes retired as an operator for South Western Bell Phone Company.
She is also preceded in death by her of husband of 66 years, Edward M. Janes, who died Sept. 18, 2012; brother James Benge and a sister Ailene Plunket.
Mrs. Janes is survived by her children Debbie Kirk, of Smyrna, Tenn., Karen Carey and her husband, Dane, of La Vergne, and Edward Janes and his wife, Patti, of Fort Smith, Ark.; nine grandchildren Stephani Morrison, of Poteau, Okla., Shawn Janes, of Waldron, Ark., Brooklin Janes, of Hot Springs, Ark., Kelly Lee, of Smyrna, and Jeffrey Carey, Chris, Carey, David Carey, all of La Vergne, as well as Cory Kirk, of Frisco, Texas, and Matthew Kirk, of Smyrna.
She is also survived by five great-grandchildren, brother Billy Benge and his wife, Patsy, of Seymour, Texas, and sisters Betty Dutton, of Greenville, Texas, and Emma Ennis, of Hot Springs, Ark.
Visitation will be Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 2 p.m. at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home, located at 155 Section Line Road in Hot Springs, Ark.
Woodfin Chapel Smyrna is in charge of local arrangements.
The family would like to thank Alive Hospice for their care and support.
Online condolence may be made to www.woodfinchapel.com.
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