Janet L. English, 77, of Danville, was called home to be with Jesus at 7:35 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
Visitation will be noon until 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at Faith Baptist Church, 920 Warrington Ave., Danville. A memorial service officiated by Pastor Allan Rudie will follow at 1 p.m. Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville is in charge of arrangements.
Janet was born on Dec. 29, 1935, in Danville, a daughter of Robert E. and Lottie R. Weidenburner. She married G. Blynn English on May 27, 1955, in Danville.
She was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Danville.
Janet was a homemaker, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Blynn; a daughter, Ronimarie (Timothy) Acord of Fairfax Station, Va.; a son-in-law, James I. Miller, of Decatur; three grandchildren, Jennifer A. (Josh) Echols of Decatur, Jared K. (Shannon) Miller of Shelbyville and Kaleigh Elizabeth Acord of Fairfax Station, Va.; as well as two great-granddaughters, Lisa Nichole Echols and Gracie Rae Miller; and two great-grandsons, Noah James Miller and Samuel Jacob Miller.
In addition, she is survived by two sisters, Nancy Crawley of Danville and Barbara (Larn) Moffitt of Catlin; two brothers, Robert (Nancy) Weidenburner of Bismarck and Max Weidenburner of Tilton; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother; one sister, Jane Riggs; two brothers-in-law, Wilbur Riggs and Charles Crawley; and by her youngest daughter, Laura Kathleen Miller.