May 5, 1946 ~ June 22, 2020

Born in: Edmonton, KY
Resided in: Glasgow, KY

On Monday, June 22, 2020, Janet McCoy Dilley, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, friend and beloved child of God, died at her home at the age of 74.

Janet was born on May 5, 1946 in Metcalfe, Ky to Owen and Mary McCoy. She was a member of the South Green Street Church of Christ. She studied Cosmetology in Nashville, TN which led to a career of 50 + years. Janet gave back to her community as a volunteer in many ways. She is most known for her time at Hiseville Elementary School as well as her jail ministry. On November 13, 1965, she married the love of her life, Albert Ray Dilley. She was a devoted and loving mother to her son, Kerry Albert Dilley. She was very proud of her family and was excited to be “Nanny” to her Granddaughter. Janet loved holidays and family get-togethers as well as spending time with friends; any chance to spend time with her family and friends was important to her.

Janet had a passion for serving others and the Lord. She loved unconditionally and changed the lives of many throughout her lifetime by her grace and genuine care. She had an infectious smile and beauty that shined through her kindness and compassionate spirit. She lived her life as a true servant of the Lord.

Janet was the beloved wife of Albert Ray Dilley for 54 years, devoted mother of Kerry Albert Dilley and his wife Karen, loving “Nanny” of Maycie Wade Dilley, sisters, Joyce Ennis of Bowling Green, Mary Creech (Jim) of Murfreesboro TN, Sylvia Cook (Billy) of Randolph, Norma Dial and Freda Dugger of Glasgow, several cousins, nieces and nephews, and special friend Annette Ballard. Janet was preceded in death by her father, Owen McCoy, Mother, Mary McCoy, Brothers, Jerry Murrell, Jack, Billy, Phillip and Marshall McCoy.

A public burial will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at the Glasgow Municipal cemetery at 2:00 P.M. Visitation with family and friends will follow at the South Green Street Church of Christ from 3:00 – 5:00 P.M. A Celebration service will begin at 5:00 P.M. Requested donations to Next Step Food Pantry or charity of choice in lieu of flowers. A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

A.F. Crow & Son is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Dilley. Share your message of condolence with the family at www.crowfuneralhome.com


Graveside Service: June 25, 2020 2:00 pm

Glasgow Municipal Cemetery
Leslie Ave.
Glasgow, KY 42141

Visitation: June 25, 2020 3:00 pm - June 25, 2020 5:00 pm

South Green St. Church of Christ
S. Green St.
Glasgow, KY 42141

Service: June 25, 2020 5:00 pm

South Green St. Church of Christ
S. Green St.
Glasgow, KY 42141

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  1. Freda, The Lord loved her very much to take her from you and her family. Prayers are with ya’ll.

  2. a great and wonderful lady . Will miss her . Hugs and prayers for all of the family. Maycie we will never be able to take her place but if you need us we will be there for you. 💕💕

    • Janet , was a kind and loving person. She was a hard worker and loved her family very much. She always had a smile on her face whenever I saw her. God bless all of her family!

  3. Kerry my brother, having stood where you stand, I know there isn’t much that can be said that helps immediately…I just want you to know I’m here if you need me for whatever.

  4. Janet was special I remember all the cooking her and Flora had at the reunions Albert I can’t see you without Janet but time goes by and you will be with her again. Love you cuz.

  5. What a wonderful Christian lady! Janet was an inspiration to so many! My thoughts and prayers are with all of you now and in the days ahead. May God’s peace and comfort surround all who loved her so very much.

  6. Sorry for your loss. Janet was a special lady who made everyone around her feel welcome. Her contagious smile was the highlight of conversations with her. She genuinely loved and shared her love with others. Many thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  7. Janet was a sweet person and I knew her when I used to volunteer out at Hisevile Elementary. She will be missed.

  8. Janet was always so very sweet. Treated us like family. She will be greatly missed. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you all.

  9. Albert and Kerry, Janet was a great lady. She had a big heart and loved everybody. God has gained a special angel. Praying for all the family. God Bless!
    Martha Crow

  10. We wish to express our deepest sympathy to Albert, Karen and the entire McCoy family. Each of you will always hold a special place in our hearts. Know that you will be in our prayers.

  11. Janet will be sadly missed by all that knew and loved her. She had been by friend since we were in seventh grade. I will miss her so much, but so thankful God put her in my life for 60 years . I loved her dearly. Prayers for you Albert, Kerry, Karen and Macie. Also for the rest of her family. Love to you all. Peggy Spradlin

  12. Albert and Kerry and family, so sorry to hear about Janet. She was so beautiful on the inside and the outside. She sure did love her family. She has touched the lives of so many people. ❤️🙏🏻

  13. Albert and family so sorry to hear about Janet, Janet was a sweet person that I had known for a long time. She was always friendly and a joy to talk with.

  14. Janet was a wonderful part of our Hiseville Elementary family. She has done so much for us over the years, but 2 years ago she made our Caring Cards Blessing Box a reality. Our blessing box will be a lasting memorial to Janet and all she has given. She is loved and will be missed!

  15. So sad to hear of your loss! You all know Janet holds a special place in my heart! She will be deeply missed by many! I don’t know who wrote her obituary but it is absolutely beautiful and so true! Love to you all!

  16. Janet Dilley what an inspiration you were to me. You were a shining example of love, hospitality, humility and grace. Your love for Jesus has undoubtedly lead many to the throne of heaven. I can only imagine the beautiful scene of God and his angels welcoming you home. I pray for your family because they have suffered a great loss-May God grant them peace and comfort in the memories you have left. My beautiful friend I love you.

  17. Albert and family, you have my deepest sympathy. I was so sad to hear this. May our Heavenly Father grant you His peace and comfort during this difficult time. She was a wonderful and caring friend. Keeping all of you in my prayers.

  18. Albert and family, my deepest sympathy goes out to you all. I was so sad to hear about this. May God give all of you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Janet was such a beautiful person inside and out. She was a wonderful friend and had a big heart. She will surely be missed. Keeping you in my prayers.

  19. I am very sorry for your loss. I have known Janet for most of my life she was a wonderful person who will be deeply missed

  20. I will miss you dearly aunt Janet. I blame myself not talking to you or seeing you in a long time. You will be missed and loved.

  21. We express our sorrow to the family, as we didn’t know Mrs. Janet as well as most, we knew her to be a very sweet lady and loving sister. You’ll all be in our thoughts and prayers.


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