Jo Voris

Alice Jo Voris 1936-2018 (82), of Brownsburg, Indiana, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018. She was surrounded by her family and is now rejoicing in Heaven with our Lord Jesus Christ. Jo is preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Ruth Apple, and brother David. Jo is survived by her husband of 62 years, Rolland; brothers, Richard and Steve Apple;  children, Mark (Gail), Sally (Doug) and  Sara (Homer); six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Jo was born in Oaklandon, Indiana, and spent time growing up both in Danville and Franklin. After graduating from Danville High School, Jo attended Indiana State University where she met her husband Rolland while earning her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Education. She became a devoted and beloved elementary school teacher, spending most of her career teaching in the Ben Davis School District (Wayne Township). After retirement she and Rolland who both loved children, spent many years serving in various capacities in children’s ministries in their church homes.

Jo enjoyed retirement in both their Florida home and at their lake house in Rockville, IN. She and Rolland thoroughly enjoyed boating, fishing and spending time with family and friends.

A visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, at Connection Point Christian Church, 1800 N. Green Street, Brownsburg.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 8, at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville with visitation beginning at 10:00 am. Inurnment will be at Memory Garden Cemetery in Rockville at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made for the Rolland and  Jo Voris Scholarship Fund by mail or online. Checks should be made out to Johnson University, 7900 Johnson Dr., Knoxville, TN 37998. Online gifts may be made at

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