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Janet Rose Alexander - 65

4/21/1951 - 2/24/2017


Janet Rose Alexander age 65 of Colchester, passed away with her family at her side, Friday evening at O. S. F. Hospital in Peoria, Illinois.  She was born April 21, 1951, in Macomb to Bennie and Ardella Nelson Ritchey.  Janet was united in marriage on June 28, 1969 in Colchester to Frank William Alexander.
Surviving to mourn her passing are her Husband of 47 years, Frank of Colchester, 1 Son: Frankie Lee Alexander, Colchester, 1 Daughter: Janetta Rose Alexander, Colchester, 1 Granddaughter: Jamie Lynn Alexander, 1 Brother: Bennie (Jennie) Ritchey, Colchester, 6 Sisters: Sherry (Don) Hightower, Prairie City, Marie (Charles Johnson, Little Elms, Texas, Nurita (Steve) Wrolstad, Caprenteria, California,
Vickie (Lowell Melvin, Galesburg, Illinois, Bonnie (Dave) Long, Cuba, Illinois, Ginger Ritchey, Macomb.
Janet was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.
Janet was a member of the Fandon Christian Church, she loved all animals of which she would take them in.  She enjoyed sewing, collecting cook books, and then getting to cook for her family and friends.  Her greatest love of all was her husband, children, grandchild and family.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester with Rev. Aaron Baker.  Burial will follow the services at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Colchester.  Visitation with the family will be from 12:00 to 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.  Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 10:00 A.M. Tuesday.  Memorial is to St. Judes Children's Hospital.    Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com.

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