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Janet Brown

Janet S. Brown, 70, of Atlanta, passed away Wednesday (Aug. 8, 2018) at her home.

A private service is scheduled. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Waynesville.

Janet Susan Stedwell was born July 14, 1948, in Champaign, the daughter of George W. and Geneva L. McLean Stedwell. She was united in marriage to Paul Thomas McNail in 1968. She later married Kenneth Earl Brown on Feb. 15, 1979. He preceded her in death on May 12, 1996.

She is survived by her sons, Shawn McNail, Atlanta; James (Amy) McNail, Peoria; Andrew (Jenna ) Brown, Atlanta; and stepdaughter, Carol Shroyer, Lincoln; two grandsons, Thomas James McNail, Kenneth M. Brown; two brothers, George Lee Stedwell, Indiana, and Charles Stedwell, Champaign; and one sister, Katherine Miller, Elmhurst.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Janet graduated from Paxton High School in 1966. After high school, she pursued careers in nursing and cosmetology.

She was baptized at Atlanta United Methodist Church. She had been employed at Capital Records, DeWitt County Nursing Home in Hallsville and Old Country Buffet, Normal.

Her hobbies included gardening and needle point.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association.

Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home, Atlanta, is in charge of arrangements.

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