Mrs. Janene Joyce O'Berry was welcomed into Heaven on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. She passed away peacefully in her sleep. Janene was born June 8, 1952, in Pontiac, Michigan and was a resident of the Burnside community in Mississippi.

Janene attended North Central Michigan University Community College in Petoskey, Mich. and later pursued photography at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. While residing in Galena Park, Texas, she owned Janene's Home Day Care. After moving to Mississippi, she was a teacher at the First Baptist Child Ministry Center in Philadelphia.

Janene was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Glenn O'Berry; mother, Jeanne A. White; and father, Thomas E. Tillson.

Mrs. O'Berry will be lovingly remembered by her two sons, Matthew and Jeffery Greif and their wives, Rita and Tina, as well as by her daughter, Kathleen O'Berry. She was a cherished grandmother to her five grandchildren, Lauren, Kelly, Caitlin, Kyle, and Kirsten.

Services will be held Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Cedarlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home.