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Janet Ruth Neighbors 1925-2020
Janet Ruth Neighbors

GREAT BEND — Janet Ruth Neighbors, 95, passed away September 10, 2020, at Great Bend Health and Rehab.
She was born Feb. 3, 1925, at Waco, Texas, to Paul and Blanche Holland.
She married Ervin Melvin Neighbors Sept. 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 VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed bowling and was a long-time devoted Wal-Mart employee.
Surviving are four daughters, including, Sheila Smith, Great Bend; Sherrie Holmes, Winfield; and Tamra Downs and husband Robert, 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 p.m., Monday, Sept. 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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Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS, 67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Sept. 12, 2020