Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Janet L. (Armstrong) Taylor

Janet L. Taylor

Janet L. Taylor, age 62, of 2664 Country Meadows Drive, Shelby, died Saturday, July 12, 2003 at the Cleveland Clinic after an 8 year battle with cancer.

She was born June 2, 1941 in Middletown, Ohio. Janet was a 1959 graduate of Springfield High School and a 1963 graduate of Bowling Green State University where she received a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education and French. She had been an elementary school teacher in Springfield, Celina, Tipp City, and Wynford Local school districts. She and her family owned and operated Carrousel Antiques on North Main Street in Mansfield. Janet was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Shelby where she was a member of the hand bell choir, Recycled Christians Sunday School Class, Pastor Parish Relations Committee and the Prayer Ministry Team. She used her artistic talents to decorate and paint the church fellowship hall. She was a member of Gourmet Club, and a former member of the Shelby Garden Club. She repaired antique pottery and china and enjoyed flower gardening.

Janet is survived by her husband, Robert L. Taylor, whom she wed on June 20, 1964; a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Ron McGinnis of Bloomville; a son and daughter-in-law, Todd and Katrina Taylor of Galloway; 2 grandchildren, Adam and Megan McGinnis; her parents, Howard and Jane (Thomas) Armstrong of Mansfield; a brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Jan Armstrong of Ontario; and her husband’s parents, Searle and Elsie Taylor of Mansfield.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, July 16, 2003, from 5-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, Ohio. Funeral services will be on Thursday, July 17, 2003 at 1:00 PM at the First United Methodist Church in Shelby with Rev. Gail Angel officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to the New Washington United Methodist Church Hand Bell Fund or the Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center and left in care of the funeral home.

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