Janet Leavitt Ellison , age 52 of LaFollette, born May 10, 1968 and passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021. Janet was a giver and brought lots of sunshine to those who knew her. She loved people and enjoyed helping those less fortunate than her. She always sent goods and money to Jamaica for the needy. One summer she and her friend bought an entire van full of folders, paper supplies, shampoo, etc. for Smoky Mountain Children’s Home. Janet was preceded in death by Father, Jim Leavitt, Sister, Jacque King, Grandmother, Idessa Powell, Niece, Jamie Harbin, and recently lost two of her favorite Aunts, Lois Ridenour and Laura Taylor.
She is survived by her Husband of 30 years, Terry Lynn Ellison; Daughter, Jaleesa Ellison; Mother Joie Leavitt; Brother, James Leavitt;
Two Aunts who comforted her and helped care for her, Dr. Rita Patterson and Trena Smiddy; Niece, Devonna Harbin; Two Nephews, Christopher and Kevin Leavitt; she loved her two Great-Nephews, Kanaan Leavitt and Devin Caudill, Devin always called her Mamaw. Several other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services Monday, April 12, 2021, 7:00 P.M. at LaFollette Church of God with Rev. Michael Dent and Rev. Ed Smiddy officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Monday before Funeral Services at the Church. Friends and family will meet Tuesday, April 13 2021, 11:00 A.M. at Woodlawn Cemetery for Graveside Services and Interment. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Smoky Mountain Children’s Home, c/o LaFollette Church of God, 1906 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette, TN 37766. Online condolences for Janet may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Janet Leavitt Ellison.