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Janice Lee Apple

June 22, 1939 ~ September 27, 2020 (age 81)

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Janice Lee Apple, age 81, of French Lick, Indiana, entered into eternal rest, September 27th, 2020 at IU Health Paoli Hospital, Paoli, Indiana.

She was born in French Lick, Indiana on June 22nd, 1939 to Arthur Lee Brown and Blanche Mae (Hobson) Brown.

Janice married Ronald G. Apple on June 6th, 1962 and he preceded her in death on June 3rd, 1986.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; (1) Son – Danny Ray Apple; (1) Granddaughter – Samantha Jean Apple; and (1) Brother – Kenneth “Stovepipe” Brown.

She was a 1958 graduate of Springs Valley High School and a member of the Moores Ridge United Methodist Church.

Janice graduated from the House of James Beautician’s College in Bedford, Indiana and worked at Jan’s Beauty Salon.  She had also worked at the Shoe Factory for 12 years and at Medco Nursing Home in housekeeping for 15 years.

She was an avid reader, enjoyed crocheting and sewing, and spent a lot of time with her dogs.

Janice is survived by:

(1) Son David Apple (Melissa) French Lick, Indian

(1) Daughter Ronda Hinds French Lick, Indiana

(1) Sister Thelma Emmons (Estel) Hillham, Indiana

(6) Grandchildren (3) Great-Grandchildren  

A Graveside Ceremony will by conducted by Rev. Doug Finney on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Moores Ridge Cemetery, French Lick, Indiana.

Friends may call on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, French Lick, Indiana.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Moores Ridge Cemetery Fund, c/o Charles Crecelius, 3109 S. County Rd 500 W., French Lick, IN 47432.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –

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September 30, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432

Graveside Ceremony
September 30, 2020

1:00 PM
Moores Ridge Cemetery
5906 W Co Rd 375 S
French Lick, IN 47432

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