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Janele L. Ashburn

Dow 06/15/2014

Janele L. Ashburn, 29, died at 4:47 a.m. Sunday, June 15, 2014.  She was born December 12, 1984 in Alton the daughter of John Ashburn of Granite City and the late Michele (Mackelden) Ashburn.  She was a bartender at Cliffside in Godfrey.  Janele was a very magnetic individual and was loved by many.

Along with her father, she is survived by two sons; Michael Goodey and Justin Goodey of Pahrump, NV,  one brother; John Ashburn of Dow,  one uncle; Philip Junior Mackelden II of Dow,  her boyfriend; Jim Wheeler of Dow an aunt; Zoey Ashburn and numerous cousins and many friends. 

 She was preceded in death by her mother; Michele Mackelden, and her grandparents; Philip Junior “Corky” and Helen Mackelden. 

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 20, 2014.  Reverend Andre’ Dobson will officiate.  Burial will be at Grimes-Neely Cemetery in Jerseyville.

 Memorials may be made to her Uncle Phil who will set up a trust fund for her children; Michael and Justin Goodey through Stifel Nicolaus.  Additional information and online guest book may be found at

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