Janet Geitner


Janet Marie Geitner, 74, of Knoxville, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022.

She was a member of Big Spring United Methodist Church, served there as music director and lay speaker, and also served as a pastor at McDonald United Methodist Church. She taught Spanish at Ooltewah High School for 36 years, and in addition enjoyed teaching English as a second language.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Maxine Geitner; and brother, Larry Geitner.

Janet is survived by her niece, Rebekah Geitner Allison; nephew, Erik Geitner; sister-in-law, Barbara Geitner; and other family and friends.

A Celebration of Janet's Life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Big Spring United Methodist Church, 1196 Hardwick St. SE, Cleveland, TN 37311, with the Rev. Billy Kurtz officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service starting at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Big Spring United Methodist Church.

Mynatt Funeral Home of Knoxville is in charge of arrangements.



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