Janet Kirby

Janet KirbyJanet Kirby, 66, of Astoria died at 4:30 a.m. May 25, 2017, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

She was born Jan. 10, 1951, in Norton, Va., the daughter of Hardin “Footsie” and Edna Pantier Ray.

She married William Kirby II on Sept. 17, 1983, in DeSoto. He preceded her in death on Oct. 7, 1987.

She also was preceded in death by her parents.

Surviving are three daughters, Karen (and Steven) Davis and Megan (and Chris Hamm) Kirby, both of Astoria, and Dianna Davidson of Rushville; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was a CNA at Snyders Vaughn-Haven in Rushville and Astoria Gardens. She also did housekeeping for the Briney and Ratcliff families, Better Banks and Dairy Dipper in Astoria.

Services were held Saturday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Pastor Gary Sheets officiating. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Illinois Lung Institute in Peoria or Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

Condolences may be sent to www.shawgomemorialhome.org.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/31/2017


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