11/30/19 – Janelle N. Perkins, Clayton

Miss Janelle N. Perkins, 27, died at her home on County Route 5, on Friday, November 29th, where she was under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County. She had been ill on and off most of her life.

Janelle was born October 7th, 1992, in Watertown, the daughter of Edward and Beverly Salisbury Perkins. She graduated from 1000 Islands High School.

She worked for a time doing home care and for a time at the Cerebral Palsy Foundation.

Janelle enjoyed baking, photography, babysitting, fishing, and really enjoyed talking.

Surviving is her father Edward, of Watertown; her mother and stepfather, Beverly (Richard) Branch; two brothers, Joshua and Edward III (Ariel), both of Watertown; paternal grandmother, Francis Rivers, of Watertown; maternal grandfather, Alexander Salisbury, of Chaumont; Aunts; Uncles; and Nephews.

There will be a Celebration of Life on Saturday, December 14th, from 1-3pm, at the Depauville Fire Hall.

Donations in her name can be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street Road, Watertown, N.Y. 13601.




  1. Patty and Jim Hatch Posted

    Bev and family, there is never the right words to say when this happens to a loved one. Please know that jim and I are sincerely sorry for your loss. We love you girl with all our prayers and thoughts.

  2. Sandy Stephenson Posted

    Nellie will be sadly missed by so many. Our prayers are with you all. Love you all.

  3. Robin Phillips Posted

    We love you Bev ….so so sorry

  4. Leslie Brown Varner Posted

    Ed and family, my heart is with you all . The loss of a child is unimaginable. My prayers will be that you find comfort in the memories you have of her.

  5. Jeff Dickey Posted

    I am so sorry to read of your lose, my heart and prayers go out to you and your family.

  6. CHERYL GRAY Posted

    Bud and I are so very sorry to hear this. Janelle had such a sweetness about her that you couldn’t help but love her. She will be sadly missed by many. We love you Janelle! R I.P Sweet angel!

  7. Dan Larkin Posted

    Shea, the kids and I send our love and prayers.

  8. Michael & Teri Russell Posted

    Our Heartfelt Condolences To Janelle’s Family. We have never met but we know how devastating it is to lose a Loved One, especially a child. We lost our son 5 years ago. May you folks find solace in the time you had together and in fond memories. Again, Our Condolences. May peace be with you.

  9. Carrie Disotell Posted

    Arnie and I were very sorry to hear about Nelly. Prayers to the whole family.

  10. Molly Kirkland O'Donnell Posted

    Bev, RB and Family –

    My thoughts are with you.

  11. Betty Angus & Fred Posted

    Thoughts & prayers sent to the family she will be sadly missed by all

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