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Janet L. Knear

Janet L. Knear Janet L. Knear

Janet L. Knear, 90, Elizabeth, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at her home.
Born June 26, 1926, in Louisville, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Evelyn Whitson Howlett.
She was a homemaker, was employed a brief time at Louisville Gas & Electric, attended the Meade County Senior Citizens group and was a member of the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in Elizabeth.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Knear.
Survivors include four sons, Roy Louis Knear of New Albany and Leonard Dean Knear (Penny), David Andrew Knear (Stephanie) and Forest Emmett Knear (Gwena), all of Elizabeth; three daughters, Cathie Dale Knear of Elizabeth and Nancy Elizabeth Knear and Rebecca Evelyn Young (Bob), both of New Albany; a brother, Norman Howlett of Georgetown; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Visitation: Friday, Jan. 27, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Saturday, Jan. 28, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Glenwood Cemetery in Elizabeth.
The family suggest memorial donations to the Glenwood Cemetery Fund.