Sep 14, 2020 4:10 PM

Janet Ruth Neighbors

Posted Sep 14, 2020 4:10 PM

Great Bend - Janet Ruth Neighbors, 95, passed away September 10, 2020, at Great Bend Health & Rehab. She was born on February 3, 1925, at Waco, Texas, to Paul & Blanche Holland. She married Ervin Melvin Neighbors on September 25, 1950, at Great Bend.  He died July 24, 2010.

A lifetime Great Bend resident, Janet was a member of the Eagles Lodge, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, and the V.F.W. Auxiliary. She enjoyed bowling and was a long time devoted Wal-Mart employee.

Surviving are four daughters, including, Sheila Smith of Great Bend, Sherrie Holmes of Winfield, and Tamra Downs and husband Robert of Augusta; many grandchildren; and many great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ervin Neighbors; and a daughter, Rickie Kay Weighous.

There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. Graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, September 14, 2020, at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Great Bend, with Pastor Aaron Withrow presiding. Memorials are suggested to the Donor’s Choice, in care of Bryant Funeral Home.

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