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Janelle Kay Taylor

September 17, 1945 ~ March 23, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Janelle Taylor Obituary

Janelle Kay Taylor, 78, of Granville, passed away March 23, 2024 at Allure of Peru.

Funeral services will be 11:30 AM Saturday at the United Church of Christ in Granville with Pastor Ron McNeill officiating. Visitation will be in the church on Saturday from 10:00 AM until time of services. The Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle has been entrusted with her services.

Mrs. Taylor was born in Sandwich on September 17, 1945 to Orrin and Eleanor (Gould) Johnson. She married Everett “Ev” Taylor on October 2, 1965. She graduated from Sandwich High School and then attended Southern Illinois University where she earned a certificate in cosmetology. She worked in the cosmetic department at Bergner’s, Cosgrove’s Department Store in Spring Valley, Moews Seed Company, Cricket Magazine at Open Court Publishing, IVCC, and retired from Eye Care Professionals in Peru. Mrs. Taylor enjoyed flower gardening and traveling. She took great pride in her appearance.

Mrs. Taylor is survived by her husband Everett of Granville; one daughter Traci (Chris) Headley of Elmhurst; one son Troy (Paula) Taylor of Granville; four grandchildren Carden, Preston, Jonathan Taylor, and Taylor Headley; and one brother Gerald (Cathy) Johnson of Bourbonnais.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association, Illinois Valley Chapter.














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March 30, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
United Church of Christ
103 N Church St
Granville, IL 61326

Funeral Service
March 30, 2024

11:30 AM
United Church of Christ
103 N Church St
Granville, IL 61326


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