TYLER, Texas — A graveside service for Janie D. Navarre, 79, of Tyler, will be held on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. Ken Summerfield officiating. Arrangements are with Stewart Family Funeral Home. Mrs. Navarre passed away April 8, 2013 under the care of Hospice of East Texas.
She was born January 6, 1934 in Kosciusko, Miss., to Clifton and Velma Blocker.
Janie was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, Ralph Blocker, Arnold Blocker and Thelda Self.
She is survived by her loving family including her husband Robert A. Navarre; children, Linda Taylor and husband Kenny, Michael Chappell, and step-son, Greg Navarre; siblings, Sonja Pearce, Margie Magnum, Delores Pipkin, and Bobbie Dean McNeil. She is also survived by grandchildren, Kristy Redman and husband Brian, Garrett Chappell and wife Sarah, Matthew Chappell and Chris Cross and wife Adriane; and by great-grandchildren, Bentley Redman, Greyson Fincher, Lilly Grace Chappell and Caleb Ricker. If desired, memorials in honor of Janie Navarre may be made to Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd, Tyler 75701.