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April 2, 2013

Janis Brown

June 28, 1933 - April 1, 2013

ANDERSON, Ind. — Janis (Franklin) Brown, 79, of Anderson, passed away April 1, 2013, at Monroe House Assisted Living in Bloomington after a brief illness.

She was born June 28, 1933, in Anderson, the daughter of the late Ralph and Madeleine (Smith) Franklin, and was a lifelong Anderson resident. She retired in 1987 from Delco Remy after 30 years of employment.

She is survived by her son, John E. Brown of Anderson; daughters, Joylene (husband, Fred) Allen of Indianapolis and Janis “Shaine” Goddard of Bloomington; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Virginia Johnson of Pendleton and Carolyn Harvey; brother, Ralph (wife, Sudie) Franklin of Sharpesville; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Brown; daughter, Jennifer Lee Brown; sister, Joyce Mathews; and brother, William Franklin.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home with Jim Vaughn officiating. Burial will be at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Post online condolences at www.brownbutzdiedring.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.

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