Jane Brown was born on January 7, 1937, in Statesboro,Georgia. She was the daughter of the
late Mamie Lou and Ernest Davis Sr. and the mother of seven beautiful children. She spent her
early childhood years in Miami, Florida where she attended and graduated from Dorsey High
Jane attended nursing school and began to devote her life to the healthcare field once she
moved to New york City, where she later met and married her husband Herman Brown of 45
She worked at United Cerebral Palsy in Queens, New York caring for individuals within the
developmentally disabled community and managed group homes for young adults and women
providing an array of services to those in need. Working in this field truly fulfilled her love and passion within her heart to care for others and lend a helping hand to the next person.
Later in life, Jane relocated to Rochester, New York in 1981 to care for her mother, Mamie
McCrimmon. She continued her work in servicing others at Monroe Developmental Center and
CP of Rochester until she later retired.
Jane has always been a believer and received Christ in her life at an early age. She attended
United Missionary Baptist Church in Rochester for several years and later transferred to
Emmanuel Church of Jesus Apostolic Faith, where she and her husband fellowshipped
together. She was an active, faithful member and known as Mother Brown... the Mother of the
Church. Jane was kind, loving, and nurturing. She will be greatly missed by the many lives that she touched and remain in the hearts of all that knew her.
Jane is predeceased by her mother Mamie Johnson- McCrimmon, father Ernest Davis Sr. ,
brother Ernest Davis Jr., sister Alma Jones, sister Brutine Mosley, grand-daughter Toni LaDea
Lewis, step-sister Bessie Johnson and dear best friend and sister Diane Harrington. She leaves to cherish her memories her husband Herman Brown, children Jerome Lewis Davis, Stan Lewis, Regina Lewis, Anthony Lewis, Tracey Lewis-Feurtado (Lance Sr.), Mark Lewis, Shanee
Brown-Valentino (Rudolph); Grandchildren Marion Mcknight Roberts (Patrick), Vadisha Lewis,
LaConyea R. Feurtado, Monique Hill-Feurtado, Lance Feurtado Jr., Markisha Lewis, Maurice
Lewis, Kyeshon Brown, Nicole Cire Brown, Alyssa Lewis, Rasheed Conyers, Justin Gatson, A.J.
Lewis, and Markie Rose Lewis. 4 great-grandchildren Marquis, Taniya, Vadis, Paris and Caleb;
3 great-great-grandchildren; one brother-in law Jim Brown (Lou Ann); two sister-in-laws
Christine Harris and Mary Brown; step-brother Bill Johnson, a special aunt Patricia Battle; 3
God-daughters Elaine Kennedy, Yolanda Harrington-Steele, and Debra Merrill;a very special
niece Mamie Leach and 2 special best friends Joyce Waddy and Margie James as well as a
host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
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