Oct. 31, 1942-April 9, 2021

Janey Louise Safford Chelette entered into eternal rest Friday, April 9, 2021, at home in Natchitoches with her loved ones by her side. Janey was born Oct. 31, 1942, in Texas City, Texas.

She graduated from Glenmora High School in 1961. She worked as a legal secretary for several years and was a very talented painter and singer. Janey married Sgt. Jerry Chelette Jan. 29, 1989. They were married for 32 years. Janey is preceded in death by her mother, Mabel Childree; father, Rupert Safford; two sisters, Lee Ann Perry and Gene Caplan; and one brother, Marion Scott Childree.

Janey is survived by her husband Sgt. Jerry Chelette; two sons, Andrew J. Fisk III (Betty Fisk) and Mark J. Fisk (Rhonda Ford); two sisters, Jo Lapeyrouse (Red) and Nancy Tidwell; brother, Rupert Eugene Safford II; stepson, Timothy Chelette; seven grandchildren, Mark Fisk Jr., Nathan Fisk, Michaela Fisk, Santanna Goudeau, Charma Chelette, Blayton Chelette and Zyanna Chelette; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are welcome to join us in celebrating her life at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 13 with Bro. John R. Elliott officiating at John Kramer & Son Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Alexandria Memorial Gardens cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until time of service Tuesday.

Pallbearers honored to serve are Mark Fisk Jr., Nathan Fisk, Michaela Fisk, E.J. “Red” Lapeyrouse, Mickey Hilger, Rickey Poche, Hunter Tidwell and Michael Caplan.

To extend online notes of condolence to the Chelette Family, please visit www.KramerFunerals.com.