Jane Martin Brown

Born: Thu., Nov. 16, 1911
Died: Sat., Feb. 5, 2005

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Jane Martin Brown, age 93, of Greensboro, GA, died Saturday, February 5, 2005 at Willow Run Retirement Home where she had lived for the last year and a half. She was born in her grandfather''s house in Lancaster County, PA on November 16, 1911 to the late Robert Clarkson Martin and Maude Marie Hershey Martin. She lived in Parkesburg, PA until she left for college at West Chester State Teachers College in Pennsylvania. On August 18, 1934 she married Arthur Henry "Brownie" Brown, taught school for a few years, then became a homemaker to take care of her daughter Nancy Jane. After her husband died in December of 1977, she sold real estate for awhile and then moved to Florida in 1984. While in Florida she worked for Tricia''s Hallmark Shop as a Senior Sales Associate. In 1998 she was named the "Outstanding Older Worker for the State of Florida". She held a press conference with Gov. Jeb Bush in Tallahassee and was then flown to Washington, DC for five days of awards and parties. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Greensboro, the Sisterhood P.E.O. and an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church USA. She had been on the Board of Directors of the Y.W.C.A.; Chester County, PA, President of the Visiting Nurse Association; President of the Coatesville Hospital Auxiliary and was a champion golfer at both Coatesville Country Club in PA and at Monterey Yacht and Country Club in Stuart, FL.

She is survived by her dearly beloved daughter, Nancy Jane Brown Stevens and husband, Robert Arthur, "Bob", of Greensboro, GA; four grandchildren, Robert A. Stevens Jr. and wife Lynn of Atlanta, GA, James Douglas Stevens and wife Susan of Franklin, MI, Carey Jane Stevens Broadwater and husband Keith of Phoenix, AZ and Michael Brown Stevens and wife Sandy of South Riding, VA; seven great grandchildren, Joanna Lynn Stevens, Thomas J. Stevens, James D. Stevens Jr., Elizabeth Jane Stevens, Amanda Gail Stevens, Rachel Jean Stevens and Leah May Stevens; and three nephews, Lee M. Brown and wife Darlene, Roger Brown and wife Lynn, and Glenn Brown. A nephew Charles H. Brown died February 6, 2005, leaving his wife, Sally. Jane Martin Brown''s brother, John Hershey Martin, preceded her in death.

She was a strong Christian woman with a wonderful spirit, who will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends.

Memorial Services will be announced at a later date. The family requests that any memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 216, Greensboro, GA 30642. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Susan M. Jordan
   Posted Fri February 11, 2005
If any person needs the defination of "A Lady" they need look no further than Jane Brown. She was a true example of what she believed in. Uplifting, kind and thoughtful, Jane was and will always be a very special person. I am happy that our paths crossed in this life.

Peg Redmond
   Posted Sun February 13, 2005
My heart holds many fond and happy memories of Jane. She was always so kind and caring to all of Nancy Jane's friends, she was a great role model for all of us.

Jay and Nancy Ramaley Hayes
   Posted Mon February 14, 2005
I remember her fondly as my Sunday School teacher during my teenage years at the former Presbyterian Church of Coatesville. She was a sweet lady. My condolences. Nancy Ramaley Hayes

Tom Galt
   Posted Tue February 15, 2005
your mother was a great friend of my parents. Sorry for your loss.

Thomas H. Bunting
   Posted Mon February 21, 2005
Were so sorry to hear of Aunt jane's death. My mother Charlotte Bunting was a friend of Aunt Jane's. My twin brother Bill, sisters Carolyn and Mary Lou and my father Harold lived on Olive St. down the hill from Uncle Brownie and Aunt Jane. I will always remember Aunt Jane's upbeat personality and her visits to our home. Love, Tom, Patti, Michael and Shelby Bunting

Bill Bunting
   Posted Thu February 24, 2005
To Nancy Jane & Family: Debbie & I just wanted to send our prayers & thoughts. Your mom was a special person. We kept in touch with Aunt Jane at Christmas for many years. Bill & Debbie Bunting

Mildred C Scheid
   Posted Fri February 25, 2005
We were dear friends for alot of years. Many good memories from pictures we have. I'm in Tel Hai Retirement Community, Meadows Health Care Center. My son, Fred, is sending this for me.

R. Fred & Aileen Scheid
   Posted Fri February 25, 2005
We have wonderful memories of the Brown family & the activities in Coatesville. Jane Brown was one of my parents favorite persons. We still have some things we purchased from Jane when they moved from West Chester Road in the late 60's. She lived a full & beautiful life.

Tammy Phillips
   Posted Mon March 07, 2005
Forever remembering GG's kind and loving soul.