Jana Arlene (Merritt) Stoner

Born: Mon., Oct. 27, 1969
Died: Thu., Sep. 21, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Sep. 26, 2017
Location: Shepard Funeral Home

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Wed., Sep. 27, 2017

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Jana Arlene Stoner, 47,loving mother and daughter went home to be the lord September 21, 2017 in Jacksonville, FL following a lengthy illness.  She was born October 27, 1969 in Jacksonville, FL.  She was a 1987 graduate of West Nassau High School.  She retired as a School Bus Driver after 13 years with the Nassau County School System. She enjoyed being outside planting her flowers.  She was a free and joyful spirit . She devoted her life to her four daughters and her grandchildren. Her life revolved mostly around her grandbabies who she loved being a NeNe to. She loved singing and dancing with her grandbabies. She will be missed tremendously by her family and everyone who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her sister Dana James.
She is survived by her children:  Amber Stoner, Kristen Stoner, Kaylee Stoner and Sara Stoner; her parents:  James & Judy Merritt; her siblings:  Jamie Merritt, Gina (Neil) Bolen, Lana Tanner, Donna Dale, Marlena (Randy) Michael & Jonathan Merritt; 4-Grandchildren:  Bryleigh Stoner, Reilynn Scheider, Karsynn Scheider & Waylon Hodges and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 26 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA from 6-8 PM.  A graveside service will be held Wednesday, September 27 at 11:00 AM at Sardis Cemetery.  
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com.  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, 526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, GA 31537.  912-496-7388

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   Posted Sat September 23, 2017
Gina, (and family)

I am so sorry to read the news that Jana is no longer with us on this side of eternity. It looks like her legacy is huge with all of the love and memories her dear family has of her. I pray that God continues to pour out his grace and peace to you all.

Yvette Thomas

Gina Bolen
   Posted Mon September 25, 2017


We hope these flowers express what our words never will. We are all heartbroken for you. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Aunt Gina, Uncle Neil, Joey and Jacob

Sheriff Dobie and Diane Conner
   Posted Tue September 26, 2017
Sending sincere sympathy, may you rest in the arms of Jesus!

Franny grayson
   Posted Tue September 26, 2017
Sorry for your loss prayers are with your family's at this difficult time may god bless your family's

Donna Rene
   Posted Tue September 26, 2017
She left us way to soon. Way to young. Jana was truly a very Special Person to anyone who had the privilege to know and Love her as she did so many.
She had to most heart felt smile and lite up rooms. Amber, Kristen, Kaylee, and Sara, You all will get through this, we all will. May Our Lord Jesus be with us in this trying time. Mother and Father She is at peace now.

Beryl White-Bing
   Posted Tue September 26, 2017
My heart is with the entire family at this time of sorrow. I can't come to the service, but know that I am praying for you all. All my love, Beryl.

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