May 21, 1969 ~ August 19, 2020

Born in: Houston, TX
Resided in: Centertown, KY

Janet Lynn Cavender, 51, of Centertown, Kentucky passed away, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Twin Rivers Nursing Home in Owensboro, Kentucky. She was born May 21, 1969 in Houston, Texas the daughter of Truman and Barbara Miller Cavender. Janet was raised in Casper, Wyoming and went on to be a part of the 1987 graduating class of Kelly Walsh High School.

She loved children and her dogs. She went to school to help deaf children with sign language. She had a great faith even in her most difficult of times.

Janet was preceded in death by her father, Truman Cavender, a sister, Sandy Tritsch, and her grandparents, D.M. and Loice Miller and Lloyd and Elva Cavender.

She is survived by her mother, Barbara Cavender, one brother, Steve Cavender, one sister, Robin Loomis, five nieces and one nephew, two great-nieces and one great-nephew.

Funeral services will be held at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home in Hartford, Kentucky with Bro. Scott Fleener officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

All those who wish to honor and remember Janet Lynn Cavender in person at the visitation or service are required to wear a mask while inside the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.

Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Ms. Cavender. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Janet Lynn Cavender and sign her virtual guestbook at www.millerschapmire.com.


Visitation: August 22, 2020 4:00 pm - August 22, 2020 5:00 pm

Miller - Schapmire Funeral Home
114 West Walnut Street P.O. Box 166
Hartford, KY 42347


Service: August 22, 2020 5:00 pm

Miller - Schapmire Funeral Home
114 West Walnut Street P.O. Box 166
Hartford, KY 42347


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  1. Prayers to the Family May God give you Strength Courage Peace during this difficult time Love Aunt Betty Karen Karroll & Dustin Ward β€οΈπŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»

  2. I can’t express how sorry we are for your families loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

    Ron & Joyce Bryant

  3. What a sweet and loving woman! Seemingly always with a positive outlook on the world! She got it honestly from her dear inexhaustible mother, Barbara, and her playful father, Truman. We share in the loss for this entire family, and send our love and heartfelt sympathy. God Bless all of you! The Markens– Anne, Kenneth, Sarah Jane & Daniel

  4. My sincere condolences to Mrs. Cavender for the loss of her beloved daughter. I know the joy in Janet’s big heart, the smiles, laughter, and kindness she always shared with others will be forever remembered. Take comfort in this time of sadness knowing that God remembers her too. John 5:28,29; Psalms 37:29

  5. The Cavender’s hold a special place in our hearts. Barb was the main child caretaker in the early 1990’s but it was a family affair with Janet and Truman joining in. Our son Steinar was the beneficiary of their second family role.

  6. Janet was a heartwarming and kind person. She always greeted everyone with a smile. Rest In Peace kind soul. Anne Reever Osborne-KWHS 1987.

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