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Janet L (Taylor) Rankin

September 9, 1926 ~ June 30, 2020 (age 93)

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Janet L. Rankin, 
93 years old of Wilmington, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday Afternoon, June 30, 2020 at the Wilmington Nursing and Rehab Center.
She was born Thursday, September 9, 1926 in Salem, Ohio, Daughter of the late Clarence & Olive (Bernard) Taylor.  She married Wells Wilson Rankin on August 23, 1958 in New Castle, PA. Mr. Rankin passed on October 23, 1995.
Surviving are 2 Daughters-  Denise Rankin of Wilmington, Ohio, & Brenda Rankin of Wilmington, Ohio; Son- Wells (Barb) Rankin Jr of Wilmington, Ohio; 3 Grandsons- Thomas Gilmore, Jason (Brandy) Gilmore, & Justin (Cassaundra) Rankin; Great-Grandchildren- Alina Gilmore, Cayson Gilmore & Rowan Rankin; and  Brother- Bill (Paula) Taylor. Leetonia, Ohio.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter Cheryl Lenhardt and brother- James Taylor.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held 12:00 Noon, Friday July 10, 2020 at the Lees Creek/Centerville Cemetery, Lees Creek, Ohio with Celebrant Barbara Deibel officiating.  The Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Contributions in Janet's memory may be made to the Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Pike, Dayton, Ohio  45420 or the Wilmington V.F.W. Post 6710, 1130 N. Lincoln St, Wilmington, Ohio  45177.  For more information and to access the on-line register book, please visit 

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Funeral Service
July 10, 2020

12:00 PM
Lees Creek/Centerville Cemetery, Lees Creek, Ohio


Hospice of Dayton
324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton OH 45420

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