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Janette Faye Lucas

Birth Date: March 18, 1954
Death Date: March 18, 2017

Decatur-Janette Faye Lucas, 63, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Janette was born March 18, 1954 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky the daughter of Silas and Nancy (Pate) Kennedy. She enjoyed spending time with her family, scrapbooking and playing the slot machines. Janette married James Lucas December 9, 1972. They shared over forty-four years together.

Janette leaves behind her husband James, children James Lucas and fiancé Leona Scribner and Becky Lucas and fiancé Jack Brown, grandchildren Kayli Calvert and husband Cameron, Tristan Brown girlfriend Tristin Riggen, Thomas Brown, Stephanie Scribner and boyfriend Daryl, Kevin Liming and fiancé Stephanie Chumbley, and was a grandma to many others, great-grandchildren Zain and Kegan Calvert and Makenna and Luke Liming, and sisters Frances Dasenbrock and husband James and Tammy Woodward-Espisito.

Janette was greeted in Heaven by her parents and brothers Samuel Pate, Silas Kennedy, and Franklin Kennedy.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff at DMH.

Services to celebrate Janette’s life will be 10:00 AM Friday, March 24, 2017 at Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Thursday, March 23, 2017. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the wishes of the family in care of James Lucas.

The family of Janette Faye Lucas is being served by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

March 23, 2017
5:00 pm
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Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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Celebration of Life
March 24, 2017
10:00 am
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. She was the best sister in law any one could evey have she will be miss by many rip love you tell we meet again

  2. So sorry for the lost of your loved one James and Janette has always been like a family to me Prayers to the family she was a very nice woman and will be greatly missed

  3. Aunt Janet was one of the sweet ladies, I have ever meet. Her family was the closest family, I had ever seen!! I will miss our phone calls. She would help anyone and at anytime. She will be so missed. Sendin love and prayers to the family of Aunt Janet!!

  4. You were such a big part of our family and was so loved. You will be missed and I pray for the family that is mourning the loss. You were too young but are resting now in a much better place. You will always be remembered in the best way.

    Love Cindy & Preston Trentz
    Latham, IL

  5. You are the most kind hearted and down to earth person I've ever met. You never let anything keep you down. You were strong for us when we couldnt be. And you always made me smile. You are such an unforgettable woman. I will always remember your beautiful face, your sweet voice, and your wonderful hugs. I cant wait to see you again my angel :heart::green_heart::blue_heart::purple_heart:

  6. YOU WERE OUR GO TO PERSON. Im going to miss seeing you go by the house and me yelling and saying , were you going,and you saying by Dee Dees, ( lol ) you had the biggest heart always putting others first, even when you were down yourself, im going to truly miss my Faye FAYE, Love you, your Sue SUE

  7. Janette was one of the nicest people I ever met. We have known each other for several years. I know she is in heaven with her family. Someday we'll see each other again! My sympathy goes out to her family!
    Love & Prayers,
    Ray & Linda Thevenot

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