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Janet Sue (Cottrell) Lloyd

March 21, 1940 ~ June 24, 2020 (age 80)


Janet Lloyd, age 80, of Des Moines, died Wednesday, June 24, 2020 peacefully at her home in Des Moines, Iowa.

Janet Sue (Cottrell) Lloyd was born on March 21, 1940 in Charleston, West Virginia to Jerome Cottrell & Gladys (Crede) Cottrell.  She moved to Des Moines, Iowa in 1957 with her mom.  

In 1962, Janet met Richard Allen and gave birth to Russell Allen in 1963.  She met her lifelong love, David Gene Lloyd in 1968.  Janet loved taking care of her family, including her mother Gladys and grandchildren Russell, Timmy, Bobbie & Dusty.

Janet worked as a CNA at Lutheran Hospital for several years.  She enjoyed doll collecting, cooking & baking as well as coin collecting.

Janet Lloyd was preceded in death by her parents Jerome Cottrell & Gladys (Crede) Cottrell, sister Shirley Rowlands, grandmother Ruth Javins, husband David Lloyd and grandson Timmy Allen. 

She will be forever remembered by her son Russell (Melissa) Allen of Des Moines, brothers Donald (Patty) Cottrell, Clyde Cottrell,  & Thomas Cottrell; sister Fay Cottrell; brother-in-law Albert Rowlands; grandchildren Russell, Bobbie, Dusty, Veronica, Miranda, Anastasia, Jeffrey, David & Damon, Kristen, April, Heather & Cheyenne; as well as several great grandchildren.

A visitation will be on held on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 from 5:30PM to 6:30PM at O'Leary Celebration of Life Center in Norwalk, with a graveside service taking place at 9:00 AM on September 3, 2020 at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

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September 2, 2020

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
O'Leary Funeral & Cremation Services
1020 Main Street
Norwalk, IA 50205

Graveside Service
September 3, 2020

9:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311

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