Donations may be sent to the Jefferson Regional Medical Center Hospice Program, P.O. Box 350, Crystal City, MO 63019
Janie Maxine Hart of DeSoto, Missouri was born on October 9, 1942 near Bunker, Missouri and departed this life on March 29, 2012 to be with her Savior and Lord.
Janie retired as a Pre-School Teacher/Director of DeSoto Day Care in 2003. She was also a lifetime member of the Community Improvement Association of DeSoto. She enjoyed bird watching and working crossword puzzles.
She is survived by her loving family; son, Dean Counts and special friend, Debbie Talley of Desloge, grandson, Douglas Counts of St. Louis, granddaughter, Heather Counts of Arnold, sisters, Louise Tucker of Bunker, MO, Agnes May of Waterloo, IL, Joy Kelsaw of O'Fallon, MO and Wanda Becker of Farmington; brothers, Roy (Sandy) Becker of Red Bud, IL and Donald (Ruth) Becker of Arnold; special friend, Otis Blake of DeSoto, nineteen nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceeded in death by her husbands, Claude Counts and Dean Hart; daughters, Claudia and Teresa and son, Bob; parents, Herman and Jessie (Self) Becker, brother, Roger Becker, nephews, Tony Becker and Scott Kelsaw, and brothers-in-law Walter Kelsaw, Edward May and Luther Tucker.
Funeral Services will be officiated by Reverend Kenneth Parker.