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Janie Nance Brown

July 28, 1925 ~ February 22, 2019 (age 93)



Reidsville, NC

Janie Nance Brown, 93, of Reidsville went to be with the Lord Friday February 22, 2019 at Annie Penn Hospital.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Monday February 25, 2019 at Speedwell Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will see friends following the service in the fellowship hall of the church.

A native of Madison County, GA, she was  a daughter of the late Jule Palmar “J.P.” and Lois Gin Howington and had lived most of her life in Reidsville. She worked for twenty years as a secretary at Atwater Waynick Hosiery Mill and later retired from the Reidsville Review with twenty years of service. She was a member of Speedwell Presbyterian Church where she had served as an Elder and church treasurer for a number of years. She was a former member and past president of the Reidsville Pilot Club, and a former member of the Woodrose Garden Club. Janie enjoyed reading, playing bridge, dancing and traveling, She was preceded in death by two husbands: Arthur Earl Nance, and John Astor Brown, a brother: William Howington, and a sister: Wilda H. Embler.

She is survived by her son Arthur “Artie” Nance and wife Patty of Seminole, FL.

The family would like to thank her many loving nieces , nephews, cousins,  friends and the staff of Penn Nursing Center  for their help throughout the years.

Donations may be made to: Speedwell Presbyterian Church c/o Jackie Lemons 915 Iron Works Rd. Reidsville, NC   27320  

Online condolences may be sent to www.cittyfh.com                                   

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