Janie Louise Raulerson Bedenbaugh

May 1, 1935 ~ August 25, 2020 (age 85)


Janie Louise Raulerson Bedenbaugh, 85 of Lake City, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at her home with her family at her side.  She was born in Deep Creek, Florida to the late John Quincy and Fannie Louise Mixon Raulerson.  Mrs. Bedenbaugh was a graduate of Columbia High School class of 1953 and she enjoyed several hobbies such as playing softball and going to the beach and mountains.  Mrs. Bedenbaugh was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and attended the Price Creek Ward in Lake City.  She held many callings within the church and served an 18 month mission in Australia with her late husband, Arthur N. Bedenbaugh, Sr.  She was an avid Gator fan and loved to spend time with her family and supporting her grandchildren and great-grandchildren in their hobbies and sporting events.  Mrs. Bedenbaugh was preceded in death by her parents and her late husband of 59 years, Arthur N. Bedenbaugh, Sr. 


Survivors include her seven children, Elleene Breazeale (Joe), Glen St. Mary, Nelson Bedenbaugh, Jr. (Barbi), Lake City, Greg Bedenbaugh (Judi), Lake City, Kevin Bedenbaugh (Marla), Jasper, Terri Bedenbaugh (Brad Sutherland), Lake City, Cheryl Bedenbaugh, Lake City and Paul Bedenbaugh (Pam), Lake City; two brothers, D.N. Raulerson, Deep Creek, FL and J.O. Raulerson (Mary Ann), Lake City; two sisters, Mattie Melton, White Springs and Emma Perry, Lake City; 26 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great grandchildren.


Funeral services for Mrs. Bedenbaugh will be conducted on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Old Country Club Road.  Interment will immediately follow at Ebenezer Cemetery in Columbia County.  Visitation with the family will be Thursday evening from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to either, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at PO Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929 or to Haven Suwannee Valley Hospice Care Center at 6037 W US Hwy 90, Lake City, FL 32055

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August 27, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
3596 South Highway 441
Lake City, FL 32025

Funeral Service
August 28, 2020

10:00 AM
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days Saints
909 SE Country Club Road
Lake City, FL 32055

August 28, 2020

11:30 AM
Ebenezer Cemetery
208 SE Haven Court
Lake City, FL 32055


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Haven Suwannee Valley Hospice Care Center
6037 W. US Hwy 90, Lake City FL 32055
Tel: 1-386-752-9191

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