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Posted on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 12:59 pm

Janet Faye Johnston, 64, of Curryville, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 at the Boone County Health Center in Columbia.
Memorial Visitation was held  from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green.
Janet Faye Johnston was born to her proud parents, Al and Virginia Lucas Griego, on July 12, 1949 in Louisiana.
Janet married her true love Bob Johnston on Sept. 7, 1968.  Out of that union she was blessed with two sons, Troy Dean and Bobby Joe.
Janet is survived by her husband, Bob Johnston, of Curryville; sons Troy and wife Stephanie of Troy, Bobby and wife Shannon of Paola, Kan.; grandchildren Heather (Nikki) Huber and daughter Kylie of Bowling Green, Lindsey Johnston of Troy, and Merideth, Tristen, Matt, and Travis Johnston of Paola, Kan.; brother Rob Griego and wife Gail of Louisiana; sisters Alice Myers of Eolia, Penny Brown and husband Harold of Bowling Green, and Judy Phelps and husband Barry of Eolia.
Janet was preceded in death by her parents, Al and Virginia Griego of Louisiana; Father-in-law A.D. Johnston of Vandalia; and two brother-in-laws Everett Johnston of Louisiana, and Genesis Myers of Bowling Green.
Janet worked in the pharmaceutical field most of her life.  She was Director of Customer Service.
She enjoyed her work with the public.  Janet made many life time friends throughout her career.  She cherished those friendships.
Janet enjoyed spending time with family and friends, relaxing in her pool and traveling to places like Hawaii, Australia, Mexico, and her numerous visits to Columbus, Ohio to the Longaberger factory, where she made her own basket in 2007.  Janet was an avid collector of Longaberger baskets.
Janet enjoyed life to the fullest, she was the most beautiful person inside and outside.  When you think of family you can’t help but think of Janet…..Mother, Wife, Grandma and Great-Grandma, sister, and most importantly FRIEND.
You are so loved and will be missed so deeply.
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