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November 7, 1957 ~ April 6, 2017 (age 59)

Janice Louise Jewell Brown, 59, of Cartersville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 147 Jones Street, Cartersville, Georgia 30120. The body will lie in-state at the church from 12:00 p.m. until the hour of service. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 14, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Mack Eppinger and Sons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Janice Louise Jewell Brown was born November 7, 1957 in Cartersville, Georgia to the late Molly Louise Jewell and William Wofford.

She was educated in the Bartow County School System and graduated from Cass High School in the Class of 1975.

At an early age she joined New Hope Baptist Church, later moving her membership to Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Eugene Mitchell.

Janice worked for Rich’s Department Store as a sales clerk for seventeen years.  She accepted a job with the City of Cartersville as a customer service clerk and retired after thirty six years of service. While working full time at the City of Cartersville, Janice met Ray Thacker, owner of Grand Oaks and came on board to help with the catering business. She joined him and not only assisted him but assisted Danny Gurley, owner of Stonewall Manor. Her love for catering grew stronger and she wanted to bring her best friend and co-worker, Jerri Knowles into the business.  In 2007 Janice & Jerri starting their own catering business “J & J Catering” their business really thrived and they hosted weddings, parties, some of Cartersville most elite events and special events for the State of Georgia at the Governor’s Mansion.

Left to honor her memory, husband, Fred Brown; son, Corey Brown (Marquetta); sister, Audra Donaldson; brother, Michael Jewell (Loretta); grandchildren, Cortez Brown, Asia Brown and Amya Barrett; a special niece, Audrina Janice Jewell; loving caretaker, Keely Hardy and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces , nephew, other relatives and friends.

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Mack Eppinger and Sons Funeral Service, Inc. are in charge of the arrangements.



 Service Information

April 14, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mack Eppinger
210 N. Bartow Street
Cartersville, GA 30120

Funeral Service
April 15, 2017

1:00 PM
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church
147 Jones Street
Cartersville, Georgia 30120

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