Obituary: Janet A. Birchall (Smith, McKinney) (Feb. 27, 1950 – April 16, 2013)

By Submitted May 13, 2013 04:23 pm

After graduating high school Janet A. Birchall attended beauty school, married, and had her daughter. She chose to live the early part of her life in the secluded Northern California mountains. Later in life she started a career as a California Correctional Officer in Central California and finished as a Lieutenant at Pelican Bay State Prison in Crescent City. She believed in her job and was proud of what she achieved during her career. After retirement she moved to Bradenton, Fla., to enjoy the sunshine. In retirement she enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She loved life and cherished every moment she had with family and friends. 

Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to: Philanthropy Dept.; Tidewell Hospice; 5955 Rand Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34238. 

She is survived by her husband Charles Birchall, her daughter and son-in-law Annessa and Allen Culbreth, her mother Birdie Mae Hart, and her sisters Sarah Hart and Linda Carter.