Janet R. Kilgore, 79, of Lexington passed away at home on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
The daughter of Ralph and Vivian (Snyder) Kilgore, Janet was born in Mansfield and graduated from Lexington High School in 1958.
In 1979 she co-owned Forrest Machine Products working 26 years until her retirement in 2004.
She enjoyed traveling. Janet took European vacations, cruises, and beach vacations. Over the years, Janet maintained her flower gardens and grew vegetables as well.
She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Middle Bellville Road in Mansfield.
Tender-hearted, she loved her cat Molly. Janet will be remembered for her great sense of humor and quick wit.
She is survived by cousins Jotham (Liann) White of Westerville, David White of Johnsville, Margo White of Lexington, Justin White of Texas, David (Ashley) and Kaydence Hines of Lexington, Marlene Hamill of Ontario, as well as numerous cousins and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is assisting Janet’s family with cremation services. Online condolences may be made by visiting