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Berry Highland West

9913 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN

OBITUARY

Janet Larson

April 2, 1940July 14, 2020
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Janet Rust Larson, age 80, of Knoxville, TN passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. She was born in Garden City, Michigan to Charles and Bessie Rust. Janet came to live in Knoxville in 1973 with her husband, Richard and two small children. She was an active member of St. Mark United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir for many years. Janet worked many years at South Central Bell and Morgan Stanley before retiring to help raise her grandchildren. She loved her family, her Lord and church, the Lady Vols, bright colors, playing games, chocolate, and working puzzles. She is survived by husband of 56 years, Richard Larson; son, Gary Larson (Perry Whitehurst); daughter, Lori Larson Sharp (David Rand); grandchildren, Marissa and Bryson Sharp; brothers, Edwin and Richard Rust as well as several nieces and nephews. Janet’s family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 from 4:30pm – 6:00pm at Berry Highland West Funeral Home, 9913 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN, with her memorial service immediately following at 6:00pm with Pastor Sam Ward officiating. The memorial service will also be Livestreamed on the Berry Highland West Facebook page. The family would like to encourage everyone to wear bright colors in honor of Janet. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made in Janet’s honor to St. Mark United Methodist Church, 7001 S. Northshore Dr. SW, Knoxville, TN 37919. Condolences may be left to the family at www.berryhighlandwest.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 21, 2020

  • Memorial Service

    Tuesday, July 21, 2020

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Sharon Collins

July 20, 2020

Janet was my supervisor years ago at BellSouth. She was always very sweet and understanding to me. A pleasure to have known her and will be praying for her family.

Kathy Watkins

July 20, 2020

Dear Richard

So sorry and sad to hear about your wife Janet passing. I just want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

Thinking of you.

Kathy Watkins
(The coffee group)

Linda McConnell

July 19, 2020

Don, myself, and Charlie loved Janet and will always cherish our memories of her. We got to share the biggest and happiest day of our lives with her on Feb. 10th 2020. It began the wonderful adventure of raising our beautiful son Charles. Janet was always loving, and fun and welcoming to all of us and we are deeply saddened by her passing. She is forever branded into our hearts and will be greatly missed. Our love goes out to Richard, Gary, Perry, Lori, Macy, and Bryson and all those she touched.

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