Janet Louise Brown, 77, of Morton, formerly of Taylorville, passed away on April 19, 2022 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, surrounded by her family.
Born on July 12, 1944, Janet was the daughter of Raymond and Lois (Peterson) Fight. She married Carl E. Brown on October 12, 1984 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on January 9, 2021.
Janet is survived by one daughter, Jodie (David) Simpson of South Pekin; 2 sisters, Patricia West of Peoria; Carla (Pete Fogelberg) Fight of St. Charles, MO. She had 3 grandchildren; Cody, Jennifer & Heather. 3 great grandchildren; Lilith, Titan & Kamden. Also surviving was her beloved cat BB (Betty Boop), who was her world.
Janet graduated from Chillicothe High School in 1963. She drove a school bus for IVC District 321 for many years. She was an avid CUBS fan and enjoyed gardening and riding her bike. She loved spending time with her family and her “Golden Girls”. She will be remembered for her outgoing personality and her sense of humor. She loved meeting people and making people smile.
Cremation rites have been entrusted to Cumerford-Clary Funeral Home in Peoria,IL. Burial will be held at a later date in Taylorville,IL.
Memorial contributions in honor of Janet, may be directed to The Wounded Warrior Project or TAPS Animal Shelter. Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.cumerford.clary.com.
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