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Known as “that little white haired lady” Rose Janet Gregg passed from this life at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield on Aug. 1, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Lecompton, Kan., on March 27, 1932, the daughter of Harry D. and Cora E. Anderson. Janet was united in marriage to John (Jack) Gregg on June 25, 1949, in Topeka, Kan., and to this union two children were given, Brian Samuel and Angela Rose.
Janet spent most of her life in the Topeka, Kan., area where she was an active homemaker, mother and friend. She was also actively involved in the auto racing community in Topeka and other Sports Car Club of America and National Hot Rod Club events. She was known as “that little white haired lady” and was well known and loved by all whose lives she touched. She and Jack moved to the Ava area in 2000 to begin new friendships.
Her parents and a son, Brian Samuel, preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband, Jack, of Ava; her daughter, Angela Carver, of Topeka, Kan.; a sister, Joan Baldwin and husband, Wendell, of Topeka, Kan.; one grandchild, Brian A. Carver; and one great-granddaughter, Michelle. She also leaves a host of friends and relatives.
Friends and family are invited to gather for a memorial service to be held Monday, Aug. 7, from 7 to 8 p.m., at the Barnes Family Funeral Home in Ava. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to Neighbor Helping Neighbor.
A memorial service and interment are planned for Half-Day Cemetery, Topeka, Kan., at a later date.
Local arrangements are under the direction of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ava.