Obituary Notices and Memorials


McEFEE, Janet R. (Kelly)
MCEFEE, Janet R. (Kelly) Born April 29, 1939, and died March 27, 2012, Janet Ruth was born to parents Clarence W. and Ruby F. Kelly and raised on the familys west side ranch. Janet participated in the 4-H club, attended Lancaster United Methodist Church and was popular among friends. She graduated from Antelope Valley High School where she met her first husband, Clyde McEfee. Janet and Clyde married on August 23, 1959, and settled in San Diego where their three children, Teryl, Blakely and Camden were born. Janet was everlastingly committed to her parents and children. Janet traveled extensively with Clarence and Ruby. Janet was at her mothers bedside when Ruby passed away on May 18, 1996, and Janet continued to care for her father in Lancaster and accompanied him to St. George, Utah, where Clarence lived his final years.Janet returned to San Diego and enjoyed the company of nearby family, especially her son Blake, with whom she relished all aspects of daily life.As Teryl (Macia) and Camden (McEfee) began families of their own, Janet was a wonderful grandmother to Alexandra and Isabella (Macia) and Marlowe and Bridgette (McEfee). Janet and her grandkids enjoyed lunches at the park and museum, knitting, talking on the phone and being pen pals. Those who met and came to know Janet discovered she was blessed with beauty in her face and in her heart. She will be missed and always remembered as a devoted sister, wife, mother and grandmother .Janet is survived by sister Kathryn J. Limbacher of St. George, Utah; daughter Teryl Macia of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. and her husband Alejandro; son Blake McEfee of San Diego, Calif.; son Camden McEfee of Piedmont, Calif. and his wife Julie: and four grandchildren; Alexandra and Isabella Macia, and Marlowe and Bridgette McEfee. A family funeral service and internment occurred at Joshua Memorial Park and Mortuary on Palm Sunday, April 1, 2012.

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