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Janice Marie Brown

August 19, 1924 July 19, 2018
Janice Marie Brown
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Obituary for Janice Marie Brown

Janice Marie Brown, 93, of Oak Ridge, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the Courtyards of Oak Ridge. She was born August 19, 1924 in Trade, TN, one of six children born to Samuel and Mary Pearl Miller Johnson. Mrs. Brown and her husband, Herbert Sewell Brown Jr., who preceded her in death, May 17, 2004, came to Oak Ridge in the early 1940’s.
She was a long-time member of New York Avenue Church of Christ, but in recent years attended Highland View Church of Christ. Most important in her life was being a good Christian wife and mother. She taught Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and volunteered with the Thursday Mother’s Day Out program at the church. She also volunteered with the Oak Ridge Cancer Clinic. Mrs. Brown enjoyed bowling and was active in many leagues and participated in their tournaments. She enjoyed working with her hands and was an avid quilter, making quits for family and friends; sewing and making a lot of her children’s clothes and knitting. She was also known for her “green thumb” and was an avid gardener. Mrs. Brown loved to play the piano and played right up until she went into Assisted Living. Often, when her children visited her home, they could hear her playing as they pulled up to her house. Family was very important to her and she loved the times she spent with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs. Brown was a sales associate with JC Penney for more than twenty years. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 2 sisters. She is survived by son, Dennis Brown and wife Barbara of Alpharetta, GA; daughters, Nancy Hensley of Oak Ridge, Kay “Katie” Reddick and husband JP of Knoxville and Mary Anne Schutt of Powell; grandchildren, Emily Glisson and husband Scott, Jana Brown, Meghan Tucker and husband Joe, Ryan Hensley and wife Susan and Cameron Reddick and Great-grandchildren, Preston, Tripp, Briley and Harper Glisson, Jackson, Knox and Carl Tucker and Taryn, Quinn and Piper Hensley. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 from 6 – 7pm at Weatherford Mortuary. The funeral will follow at 7pm with Mr. David Wallace officiating. Family and friends will meet on Wednesday at 11am at Oak Ridge Memorial Park for a graveside service. Memorials can be made to your local Humane Society. An online guest book can be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com.


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Visitation

Tuesday

24

Jul

6:00 PM 7/24/2018 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/24/2018 7:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Funeral

Tuesday

24

Jul

7:00 PM 7/24/2018 7:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Graveside Service

Wednesday

25

Jul

11:00 AM 7/25/2018 11:00:00 AM
Oak Ridge Memorial Park

1501 Bethel Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Meet at the cemetery in the Garden of Everlasting Life

Oak Ridge Memorial Park
1501 Bethel Valley Road Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States
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