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Janice Mae Heiney




Born: September 19, 1924
Death: August 23, 2012

Janice Mae (Exoo) Averill, Burnette, Heiney, age 87 of Lowell, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2012. She was preceded in death by her father, John Exoo; mother, Adrianna (Helmink) Exoo; sister, Marie Exoo; husbands, Frank Averill Jr., Bill Burnette, James Heiney; and son, Leslie Averill. She is survived by her children, Susan Brown (Robert Barnes) of Lowell, Bud (Cindy) Averill of Traverse City, Sandra (Barry) Papple of Prescott; brother, Ralph (Jean) Exoo of Olmstead Falls, OH; grandchildren, Christopher (Cindy) Wissman, Scott Averill, Shannon Averill, Patrick Drake, Jeremy Drake, Dustin Averill, Debbie Stinson, nine great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and very special friends Charles and Charlotte Drake. Jan was the owner of Jan’s Beauty Shop in Ada until the mid 1980’s when she retired to Mesa, AZ with her husband Bill. She will be missed by her family and friends. Thank you to Laurels of Kent for your loving care for our mother, grandmother, and dear friend. Funeral service will be held Saturday 11:30 a.m. at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell. Rev. Daniel Averill of Beverly Reformed Church officiating. Interment Ada Cemetery. Visitation Friday 6-8:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Lowell Senior Neighbors, 314 S. Hudson, Lowell, MI 49331 or Averill Historical Museum, 7144 Headley, Ada, MI 49301

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