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Janet Irene Roof

Janet Irene Roof

Age 80 of South Webster, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at SOMC in Portsmouth.  She was born July 31, 1937 in Portsmouth to Clyde and Nellie Queen.  Janet was a homemaker who loved to babysit and did so for many years, sometimes taking care of as many as 12 children.  A lifelong resident of South Webster, she was a member of the Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary as well as a longtime member of the South Webster Baptist Church.

Janet is survived by her son, Phillip (Brenda) Roof of Londonderry; grandson, Braden Roof of Greenup, KY; great-grandson, Easton Roof; nephew, Donny Carter of South Webster.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death in 1985 by her husband, Ernest; four sisters and one brother.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, 2018 at D.W. SWICK-NELSON FUNERAL HOME in South Webster with Pastor Dustin Kessler officiating.  Interment will follow in South Webster Cemetery.  Friends may call one hour prior to the service.  Online condolences may be shared at

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