Janet was born on Oct. 10, 1938, in Lyons, the daughter of Louis Welker Sparks and Mary Alice Goodwin Sparks.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James Gordon Figg in 2000; her daughter, Janet Kay Figg; a brother, Tommy Sparks; and a sister, Joan Jerrell.
Survivors include one son, John Figg (Connie) of Sullivan; a brother, Phil Sparks (Tina) of Cincinnati, Ohio; two grandchildren, Jennifer Chapman and Jeremy Figg; seven great grandchildren, Chole, Kevin, Kalah, Brooklyn, Bralyn, Hayleigh, and Rylee.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at The Disciples of Faith Church in Paxton, with the Rev. Larry Ricketts officiating. Burial will follow at the Woodward Cemetery in Dugger.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2012 at The Disciples of Faith Church.
Arrangements were entrusted to Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger.