News and Tribune

July 28, 2013

Janet L. Taylor, 67; New Albany

A funeral service for Janet L. Taylor, 67, New Albany, will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Kraft Funeral Service, Charlestown Road Chapel, New Albany, with burial to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. She died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services, New Albany. 

She was born July 17, 1946, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to the late Jacob H. and Betty J. (Kraft) Kestner. She was a loving wife, mom and grandma. She was a great friend to everyone that she met. 

Janet is survived by her husband of 48 years, John E. Taylor Sr.; her children, Jennifer S. Ledbetter and her husband, Alan, of New Albany, and John E. Taylor II, of Jeffersonville; grandchildren, John E. “J.T.” Taylor III, Jaxon H. Taylor and Shane T. Ledbetter; a great-granddaughter, Makenna J. Taylor; and numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Carol A. Lang; and brother, Clifford H. Kestner. 

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

The family requests memorial contributions go to the American Heart Association or the National Kidney Foundation. 

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