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Jannette A. (McMurtrie) Towns

September 18, 1939 ~ January 28, 2020 (age 80)

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Jannette Alice Towns of Eaton Rapids,

Passed away January 28, 2020 at the age of 80. She was born in Jackson Co., MI, the daughter of Hoyle and Mary Agnes (Winegar) McMurtrie. Jannette graduated from Springport High School in 1958 and resided in Eaton Rapids for 54 years. She worked and retired from Eaton Stamping, was a member of the First United Methodist Church in North Parma, loved working in her garden and cooking. Jannette liked to travel, when she was able, to see her grandchildren and extended family.

Jannette is survived by her son, Ted (Patrycja) Towns of Tampa, FL; grandchildren, Maggie, Liam, Connor and Aiden Towns; brothers, Calvin McMurtrie of Parma, Wesley (Rosie) McMurtrie of Parma; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents;  brothers, Eugene McMurtrie, Douglas McMurtrie and sister, Gloria Arnold.

Jannette will be cremated and graveside services will be held at a later date. Those desiring may make memorial contributions in Jannette’s memory to The American Heart Association. Arrangements were entrusted to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel in Eaton Rapids. Please visit our website to place online condolences to

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