Janet Marie (Draper) Gaynor, 81 of Taylorville, passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 5:15 p.m. in her home in Taylorville, Ill.
She was born on July 8, 1939 in Springfield, Ill. the daughter of William and Betty Jane Draper Sr. She married Raymond Patrick Gaynor Jr. on March 15, 1958 in the Pasfield Baptist Church in Springfield, Ill.
She retired from the Christian County Sheriff’s Office as a cook. Janet was a stranger to no one. She opened up her home to anyone, always helping others and putting herself last. She is now in the presence of Christ our Lord with her spouse who preceded her in death. No more pain, no more sorrow but beholding the Glory of God.
She is survived by her daughters: Kathy (Kevin) Curry of Springfield, Ill., Debbie Penrod of Kentucky, Tamara (Kevin) Durbin of Taylorville, Ill., sons: Raymond Patrick (Regina) Gaynor III, Dennis (Cassandra) Atteberry of Taylorville, Ill., fourteen grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, mother: Betty Draper of Springfield, Ill., and two brothers, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, father, sister and two brothers.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.in Fraley Cemetery in Taylorville, Ill. with Kevin Curry officiating. Inurnment will be in Fraley Cemetery in Taylorville, Ill.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Please sign their online guest book at suttonmemorialhome.com