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Janet Irene Shands

June 26, 1931 ~ December 8, 2021 (age 90)


Janet I. Shands, 90, passed away on December 8, 2021.

She was born to the late Simon and Myrtle Newlin in Boyce, Virginia. She met the love of her life, the late John Shands, in Bethesda, Maryland. She along with her daughter, her Sugar Babe, Jorene, moved to Chattanooga in 1989. Her greatest joy in her life was by far her granddaughter, her Sugarplum, Cami.

If you had the privilege to meet her, then you were always greeted by one of her amazing hugs. She gave more love to those around her than is comprehensible. She carried countless kids and grandkids in her heart. Most of those affectionately called her Mammom. She taught so many how to be silly at any age and to never stop learning and to love others only based on who they are. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

A graveside service will be at Chattanooga Memorial Park in Red Bank, Tennessee on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Girls, Inc. of Chattanooga in her honor.

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Arrangements by Chattanooga Memorial Funeral Home (423) 591-7777.

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Graveside Service
December 14, 2021

2:00 PM
Chattanooga Memorial Park
501 Memorial Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37415

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