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Janie ‘Tootsie’ Decker

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BEAVER DAM, Ky. — Janie “Tootsie” Decker, 87, of Beaver Dam, went to her heavenly home Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, under the care of Hospice of Ohio County. She was born June 19, 1931, in Ohio County, Kentucky, to the late Brinkley Moore and Alice Embry Moore.

Tootsie was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith. She was a dedicated member of the Ohio County Hospital Lady’s Auxiliary.

Aside from her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Alva D. Decker; one son, Edgar Black; two daughters, Anna “Kat” Winstead and Paulette Shaffer; one grandson, Willie Winstead; one brother, Estil Doran Moore; one sister, Martine Stolarz; and one son-in-law, Mike Abney.

Survivors include one son, Dale (Jackie) Decker, of Beaver Dam; one daughter, LaDona Abney, of Beaver Dam; six grandchildren, Shawn Shaffer, Jason Decker, Jarrod Decker, Jamie Abney, John Abney, and Keri Abney; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Tommy (Margie) Moore, of Chipley, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Rev. Recie Young officiating. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Friends may visit with Tootsie’s family from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.danksfuneralhome.com.

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