Janis A. Neal

February 15, 1948 — July 12, 2021

Janis A. Neal, 73, of Taylorville, passed away at 1:02 p.m. on Monday, July 12, 2021 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

Janis was born February 15, 1948 in Mattoon. She married Glen Neal on August 30, 1969 in Fairfield, and they have enjoyed over 51 years of marriage.

Janis was a simple woman, who put her family first. Her cooking skills could not be topped, especially her stuffing, noodles, and chocolate chip cookies. Janis had a passion for raising animals, going to exotic sales, as well as swap meets. She and Glen enjoyed dining out with friends at Golden Corral, and taking rides through the country to look for deer. Of all Janis interests and hobbies, being home and spending time with Glen was where she was most content.

She was preceded in death by her father, John Cribelar; and her son, Scott Neal.

Janis is survived by her husband, Glen Neal; daughters, Lisa (husband, Robert) Blades, and Kerry (husband, Paul) Vaughn; son, Bryan (wife, Kim) Neal; and several grandchildren.

Private family ceremonies have been held.

The family has entrusted Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin St., Taylorville, Ill. 62568 with cere- monies.

Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to offer condolences to the family.

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