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Jeanette Hope

1931 — January 1, 2022

Jeanette “Jan” Barnett Hope, 91, widow of William T. “Bill” Hope, Jr., died Thursday, April 14, 2022, at Skylyn Pacifica Nursing Home in Spartanburg.

Born January 4, 1931, in Spartanburg, she was the daughter of the late Micajah and Meta Lancaster Barnett.

Jan was retired from Southern Bell Company (Bell South) after over 35 years of service and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. She was a member of Cedar Spring Baptist Church and a former member of the church choir. Jan was a graduate of Spartanburg High School, Class of ‘48, and a member of the class reunion committee.

Survivors are a stepson, William P. “Joe” Hope; a stepdaughter, Melody Hope Parker; two step-grandchildren, five step-great grandchildren, 1 step-great, great grandchild and several nieces and nephews. Along with her husband, Jan was predeceased by sisters, Marjorie Barnett Seay and Katherine Barnett Javier and a brother, Kermit Barnett.

Cryptside services will be at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Heritage Chapel Mausoleum 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Road, Spartanburg, SC, 29307, on Monday, April 18, 2022, 1:00 PM, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Todd Lowe. The family will receive friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cedar Spring Baptist Church or Cedar Spring Cemetery, 140 Cedar Springs Place, Spartanburg, SC, 29302.

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