Janice L. Brown, 70, died on October 2, 2015, at the Olathe Hospice House in Olathe, Kansas, following a brief illness. Jan was born February 8, 1945, in Revere, Massachusetts, and spent her childhood in Texico, New Mexico. She graduated from Texico High School in 1962. Jan’s father, John Adams, taught High School in Texico. Her mother, Ruby, worked at Rip’s Western Wear. Jan moved to Willcox, Arizona, in 1975. She raised her two children in Willcox, and was a Service Center Clerk at Valley Telephone for many years. Jan was very active and enjoyed playing softball and tennis. She retired to Cordell, Oklahoma, in 1994, and made many friends in the community. She moved to Olathe, Kansas, in August, 2015. Jan is survived by her daughter, Dawn (Randy) Smith of Olathe, Kansas; her son, Brian (JJ) Brown of Willcox, Arizona; her brother, Richard Adams; four granddaughters; two nieces; and three nephews.