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 Janice Gay <I>Sprouse</I> Brown

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Janice Gay Sprouse Brown

  • Birth 1 May 1954 Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 17 May 2011 Edinburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Hollymead, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 70028499

Janice Sprouse Brown, 57, of Stoney Creek Road, Edinburg, Virginia, passed away at home on Tuesday, May 17, 2011.

She was born on May 1, 1954, in Charlottesville, Virginia, the daughter of Franklin R. Sprouse and the late Lena Morris Sprouse.

Janice and her twin sister, Janet Sprouse Mallory, owned and operated Sprouse's Logging LLC in North Carolina for years. In the 1980's, Janice started and operated a trucking company in Virginia, TJ Enterprise Inc.

Janice and Denny owned and operated a produce farm, Lonesome Spruce Farm, in Edinburg. She sold her produce at the VFW on weekends for 5 years.

Janice leaves behind her loving mate, Denny Ratliff; her dad, Franklin Sprouse; a brother, Wendall Sprouse; and two half-sisters, Joyce Lawson and Denice Sprouse.

She was briefly married to Eugene Ray Sandridge in 1971 in Charlottesville, VA.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, May 23, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Holly Memorial Gardens in Charlottesville with Rev. Michael Jordan officiating.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Valley Funeral Chapel, Bowmans Crossing.

An obituary was published in the Northern Virginia Daily on Thursday, May 19, 2011.

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  • Created by: dMf
  • Added: 18 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70028499
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Janice Gay Sprouse Brown (1 May 1954–17 May 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70028499, citing Holly Memorial Gardens, Hollymead, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by dMf (contributor 47174180) .