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Janie Jo (Stanforth) Hamm

April 20, 1940 ~ February 19, 2022 (age 81)

Obituary

Janie Jo Hamm, age 81, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 19, 2022, at Ohio Living Cape May with her family by her side. She was born April 20, 1940, in Xenia, Ohio the daughter of the late C. Eugene and Ruth Anna (Hartman) Stanforth. Janie was a social butterfly, she loved people. Being a “People Person”, very few escaped her without receiving one of her famous “Hugs”. Janie was a 1958 Graduate of Wilmington High School, and enjoyed the monthly reunion luncheons with her class. She was a very church-oriented person, she was a member of the Wilmington First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and had been attending the Pearl Street Church of Christ in Lynchburg with her niece Tracey Runk. While she was with her son and daughter-in-law in Tennessee, she enjoyed attending the McFerrin United Methodist Church. Janie was a Wilmington Transit System friend. It was noted by family, “for someone who didn’t have a driver’s license, she was never home”. Janie had a long-time relationship with Larry and Mary Roberts, and the entire Roberts family. She had worked many years within the Roberts Organizations, and considered them family. Janie is survived by two children, Terri and her husband Rob Camp of Wilmington, and Bret and his wife Mindy Hamm of Church Hill, Tennessee; grandchildren, Tiffanie (Brad) Doyle, Derrick (Tiffany) Mellott, C.J. Mellott, Brittanie (Alex) Bartlett, Courtnie (Derek) Hughes, Leslie (Damon) Finn, and Harlie Jo Hamm; 13 great grandchildren; brothers, John M. (Nancy) Stanforth of Wilmington, and Rick (Linda) Stanforth of Wilmington; and several nieces and nephews who were all special to her. In addition to her parents, Janie is preceded in death by daughter Cheryl Mellott; sister Sylvia Inlow; and nephew John Stanforth II. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at Brown Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Sugar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. To leave an on-line condolence, please visit www.arehart-brown.com, or see our Facebook page, Brown Funeral Home.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
February 23, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home
237 W. Main Street
Wilmington, OH 45177

Funeral Service
Wednesday
February 23, 2022

1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home
237 W. Main Street
Wilmington, OH 45177

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