Official Obituary of

Janis Current

July 8, 1927 ~ March 11, 2024 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Janis Current Obituary

Janis Current, age 96, a resident of Redkey, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2024 at her home in Redkey. 

Janis was born July 8, 1927, in Redkey, Indiana, the daughter of David and Meredith (Armstrong) Cook.  She graduated from Redkey High School in 1945.    Janis married Jay Max Current on September 20, 1947 and he passed away on January 20, 1979. 

Janis owned and operated a beauty shop in her home for many years and worked at Redkey Elementary as a Teacher’s Aide.  Janis was a member of Redkey United Methodist Church and also a founding member of Redkey faith ministries; she attended Fairview United Methodist Church.  Other memberships include Redkey Order of the Eastern Star and Redkey Delta Theta Tau Sorority.  Janis served as secretary/treasurer of Hillcrest Cemetery in Redkey for many years. 

Survivors include:

Her children:  John David Current (wife Betsy) – Crane Hill, Alabama

                       Randy Current (wife Faye) – Dunnellon, Florida

                       Doug Current (wife Sarah) – Redkey, Indiana

                       Rick Current (wife Violet) – Redkey, Indiana

                       Lisa Young (husband Ben) – Jackson Center, Ohio

                       Mark Current – Redkey, Indiana

16 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery, south of Redkey. 

Memorials may be directed towards St. Jude Children’s Hospital. 

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Graveside Service
March 16, 2024

11:00 AM
Hillcrest Cemetery
7200 S. Highway 1
Redkey, Indiana 47373


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