Janet Elaine Owens has unexpectedly passed away at the age of 59.Janet was born October 31, 1961 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to parents, Robert Owens and Bertie Joyce O’Neil (Meadows). Janet left an impact on everyone she met. She had a contagious smile and was the life of the party who loved getting people together to share laughter and good times. She was a caring mother, daughter, and friend. Her loss will be felt by all who had ever met her. Janet was preceded in death by her father, Robert. She is survived by her mother, Joyce; her three children, Jasmine, Jared, and Jayce; her brother Don; and special friend Les Borah; as well as loving extended family members and friends. A celebration of life will be held at a later date to be announced by the family. Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.