Janet Diane English Farmer, 59, passed away in her sleep at her home on Nov. 20, 2023, in Burleson. Services were held on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 2 p.m. at Wiley Funeral Home in Glen Rose. Visitation was held from 1 p.m. until service time.
Janet Diane English Farmer, born Nov. 3, 1964, was the cherished daughter of Maurice and Ginger English of Glen Rose.
Janet's vibrant spirit illuminated the lives of those around her. She was good at basketball and tennis and loved both in junior high and high school. Janet was very competitive in sports and later in her professional life.
She was a dedicated cheerleader from third grade through high school. Janet's infectious enthusiasm brought joy to countless hearts. Her educational journey led her to Hill College in Hillsboro for her freshman year, where she not only pursued her studies but also served as a cheerleader and earned the esteemed title of Hill County Queen, representing Hill County at the State Fair. She completed her education at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.
Embarking on her professional journey, Janet's initial role was with Electronic Data Systems in Dallas. Subsequently, she contributed her talents to Abbott Labs in Little Rock, where she met James Farmer, the love of her life. Janet and James exchanged vows on 9/9/09 at 9:09 p.m. and their love story led them back to Texas. Janet assumed a pivotal role at Johnson and Johnson, overseeing training and documentation.
A couple devoted to exploration, Janet and James found joy in travel. Their annual anniversary celebrations took them on enchanting trips to destinations such as Rome and San Francisco. They were avid cruise enthusiasts, often booking their next cruise on the way home from a cruise.
Janet leaves behind a legacy of love and memories.
She is survived by her devoted husband, James; her mother-in-law, Jackie Farmer; her stepson Zach and wife Kailen Farmer; her parents Maurice and Ginger English; sister Mary Helen English; her nephew and niece Eric and Lauren VonBerg; her brother David and wife Pat; her nephew Tyler and niece Jade English; and numerous aunts, cousins, and a host of friends that always had fun when she was around.
In this time of mourning, let us remember Janet's radiant spirit and the impact she had on our lives and of those fortunate enough to have known her. May she rest in peace with our Lord above.