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Janet Riggs

July 23, 1961 February 8, 2022
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Janet Riggs, 60, of Mount Carmel, Illinois, passed away on Tuesday, February 8th, 2022, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Grayville, Illinois. She was born on July 23, 1961 in Mount Carmel, daughter of Bill and Patricia (Brandebourg) Sharp. Janet married Rodney Riggs on November 24, 2006 in Mount Carmel and together they enjoyed fifteen years of marriage centered on their family.

Janet was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who treasured her family. She loved caring for others and that showed in her work as a CNA. In their free time, Janet and Rodney enjoyed loading up and going on day trips to new places. She was always proud of her yard and when she was able, she enjoyed being outdoors tending to her flower beds. Janet also enjoyed antiquing, crafting and creating new treasures for family and friends. Janet will be missed by her family and all who knew her.

Janet will be remembered by her husband, Rodney; two daughters, Mandy Snelling and husband, Christopher and Melody Jones of Mount Carmel; grandson, Logan Snelling; special niece whom Janet and Rodney cared for and loved, Bailey Randall and her daughter, Chrislynn whom Janet thought of as her granddaughter; brother, Scott Sharp of Mount Carmel; along with loved nieces.

Janet was preceded in death by her father; and sister, Tracy Boyd.

Family and friends may gather for a Visitation from 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 15, 2022 in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home.

Social distancing, wearing of face coverings and use of hand sanitizer is recommended.

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3:00 PM 2/15/2022 3:00:00 PM - 4:30 PM 2/15/2022 4:30:00 PM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Keepes Funeral Home
1500 N. Cherry Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

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