May 6, 2013

Frankie Elaine Janow

— Ms. Frankie Elaine Janow, 53, of Rocky Face, departed this life Sunday, May 5, 2013, at the local hospital.

Frankie was born Jan. 23, 1960, in Dalton. She was preceded in death by her father, James V. Pettyjohn, and sisters, Wanda Hicks, Linda Hayes, Shirley Keith and Patricia Weir.

She is survived by her mother, Edith Hicks Pettyjohn of Rocky Face; sons and daughter-in-law, Corey and Jessica Cole, and Nicholas Cole; grandson, Charlie Cole, all of Dalton; sister, Margie Falkowski of Rocky Face; uncle, Jack Seritt of Rocky Face; special friend, Abdul; and several nieces and nephews.

Services to celebrate the life of Ms. Frankie Elaine Janow will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Pastor Andy Coker officiating.

She will be laid to rest in United Memorial Gardens with Carl Howard, Adam Holt, Shon Godfrey, Ricky Talley, Brandon Paulsen and Greg Falkowski serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel on Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday from noon to 2 p.m.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive; (706) 226-4002.