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Janice Simpson, 65, Russell Springs, KY (1953-2018)

She was a homemaker and a member of Creelsboro Christian Church.

Janice Johnson Simpson, 65, of Russell Springs, KY, died Monday, November 26, 2018 at her home.

The funeral service for Janice Simpson will be held at 10amCT on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N. Main St., Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Rod Lawless officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery

Visitation is requested from 5pmCT until 8pmCT on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, and after 8amCT on Thursday.

Janice Simpson was born April 25, 1953 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Huston & Lula Gregory Johnson.

She was a homemaker and a member of Creelsboro Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by a son, Scottie Pierce.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband, Ricky Simpson, Russell Springs
  • Four children, Stephanie Cash of Albany, KY, Shawn Riddle of Burkesville, KY, Amanda Wisniewski of Michigan, and Ricky Simpson, Jr., of Russell Springs, KY
  • Twelve grandchildren
  • Three great-grandchildren
  • Her daughter-in-law, Kathy Rabbeth of Columbia, KY
  • Her step-mother, Bernice Johnson of Russell Springs, KY
  • Four brothers, Rocky (Hester) Beatty of Ohio, Larry (Alma) Johnson of Jamestown, KY, Ronnie (Crystal) Beatty of Alabama, and Donnie (Kathy) Johnson of Russell Springs, KY
Pallbearers: Jordan Cash, Jacob Riddle, Troy Downey, Kevin Grider, Mike Schweppe, Gary Lawless, Bruce Johnson, Scott Conner

Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolence at

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Janice Simpson, 65, Russell Springs, KY (1953-2018)

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