Janet Lynne Royal

June 24, 2024
Janet Lynne Royal Janet Lynne Royal

Janet Lynne Royal was born to Fred and Norma Cary on April 18, 1960. She passed away on June 20, 2024, in Binger.

She graduated from Hollis High School in 1978 and earned an associate’s degree in medical coding from City College in 2003. Janet married Steve Royal on August 20, 1982, in Hollis, and they made their home in Hydro.

Janet's professional journey was marked by dedication and hard work. She spent 15 years at 3M\Imation, followed by a stint at Williams-Sonoma's call center, where she interacted with numerous celebrities. Her career culminated in 2018 when she retired, leaving behind a legacy of commitment and excellence.

Janet's love for her family and community was unparalleled. She was a devoted fan of Thunder basketball and the OSU Cowboys. Her grandkids and family were her world, and she cherished every moment with them. Janet's warm and welcoming nature meant she never met a stranger, always seeing the best in people. She was a valued member of the First Baptist Church in Hydro.

Survivors include her children, Nicholas Royal and wife Anne of Hinton, Josh Royal and wife Hanah of Hinton; her grandchildren, Isaiah, A.J., Connor, Alivia, Gabby, and Asher Royal (plus one on the way); her sisters, Robin Ward and husband Tommy of Hollis, Sheila Jones and husband Davey of Elgin, Paula Cleaton of Liberal, KS, Carla Wikoff and husband Dan of Manhattan, KS, Cindy Hochhalter of Berrien Springs, MI, and Merrill Ahrens and husband Loren of Altus, and her mother-in-law Rita Royal, as well as many nieces, nephews, numerous relatives, and friends.

Janet was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Royal, parents Fred and Carol Cary and Norma and Don Stegall, father-in-law John Royal, and brothers-in-law Brian Lierle and Richard Royal.

Services were: First Baptist Church, June 24, 2024, Hydro

Officiating: Rev. Joe Sanders

Burial: Hydro Masonic Cemetery, Hydro, OK

Services under the direction of Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at turnerfuneralhomes@gmail.com, or you can find us on facebook.com (Turner Funeral Homes).