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Janet L. Murrey

Janet L. Murrey age 81, Caldwell, OH went home to be with her Lord Saturday, May 15, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born November 29, 1939 in Canton, OH a daughter of the late John and Violet Farrar.

Janet was a member of the Caldwell United Methodist Church, having sang in their choir and participated in many Bible studies over the years, she could often be found listening to her favorite Christian music. Janet had a humble heart, a strong faith in Christ, and was devoted to her family. She was a seamstress and enjoyed quilting, sewing, knitting, and crocheting. She worked at the Champion Spark Plug Company in Cambridge where she met the love of her life and later cared for her community as an LPN at the Summit Acres Skilled Nursing & Rehab for many years.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband William E. Murrey Sr. whom she married December 15, 1962 and who passed February 14, 2006; a sister Joan Grudier; 2 brothers Larry Farrar and Jim Farrar.

Those left to cherish her memory are 5 children William E. (Kathryn) Murrey Jr. of Stow, OH and their children Rachel and Hannah, Anita (Mike) Bettinger of Caldwell and their children Michael (Allie), Bradley (Brooke), and Taylor (Derek), Joyce (Walter) Withers of Caldwell and their children Kristen and Ian, Jeff (Shonna) Murrey of Ankeny, IA and their children Jessie and Jenna, and Joan Ayers of Marietta, OH; great-grandchildren Talon, Rowan, and Baker; brothers Bob (Helen) Farrar of New Concord, OH, John (Wanda) Farrar of Claysville, OH, and Kenneth (Dale) Farrar of Buffalo, OH; sister Marian (Larry) Gibson of Cambridge; lifelong friends Kay and Shelba. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and friends.

The family will receive friends for visitation Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724. A funeral service will conclude visitation Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 2:00 PM in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Olive Cemetery in Caldwell. Memorial Contributions may be directed in Janet’s honor to the Caldwell United Methodist Church, 537 Main St, Caldwell, OH 43724. Please join us in remembering Janet by visiting her memorial at

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