Janet Kay Calahan

October 30, 1959 - December 9, 2019
Janet Kay Calahan

Janet Kay Calahan, age 60, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 3:40 p.m. on Monday, December 9, 2019, at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. She was born on October 30, 1959, in Kansas City, Kansas, the daughter of late Harold and Betty (Booth) Griggs.

Janet was a 1977 graduate of Turner High School in Kansas City, Kansas and was a pre-school at Granny’s Schoolhouse in Louisburg, Kansas.

Janet is survived by two daughters, Kim Sharp and her husband, Jeff, of Mt. Vernon and Amanda Lee and her husband, Caleb, of Galena, Kansas; two sons, Brandon Calahan and his wife, Rozetta, of Butler, Missouri and Jeremy Calahan of Pittsburgh, Kansas; six grandchildren, Ashley Jellison, Rianne and Logan Sharp, Elijah, Ezra and Makenzie Lee; two sisters, Carol Sellers and Barbara Livingston and her husband, Jim, all of Basehor, Kansas and one brother, Donald Griggs of Bonner Springs, Kansas.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in Drexel, Missouri. Arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, Missouri.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made payable to the American Lung Association or the American Cancer Society, in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at this website.


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