Janie's Story

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Mrs. Janie B. Brown, 76, of Advance, passed away March 18, 2017, at her residence.
Janie was born on June 2, 1940, in Danville, the daughter of the now late Richard Raymond and Opal Louise (Willis) Shover. She married Benny Eugene Brown. He passed away on April 22, 1999.
Janie was a lifelong resident of Jamestown and she attended Jamestown High School.
She enjoyed sewing and quilting, along with reading and antiques. She also loved flowers and gardening.
Janie's family was very special to her, especially her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. She devoted her life to caring for others.
Survivors include her children, Terri Lynn Mitchell and companion, Jody Hawk, of Advance, and Tony Eugene (Marianne) Brown of Indianapolis; her grandchildren, Tasha (Jeff) Wertz and Jacob Holt; and her great-grandchildren, Paxton, Dixon and Abigail Wertz. Janie was preceded in death by her husband, Benny Brown; and granddaughter, Amy Brown-Aguayo.
Family and friends will gather Tuesday, March 21, for visitation from 4 until 8 p.m., and services will be held Wednesday, March 22, at 10 a.m. in the Porter Funeral Home, 315 W. Main St., Jamestown. Janie will be laid to rest at Jamestown IOOF Cemetery in Jamestown.
Online condolences may be made at www.porterfuneralhome.us.
Published on March 20, 2017
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