On the morning of October 1, 2013, the Lord called our beloved Janice M. Blackburn Brown home. She was born on June 14, 1969 to Matthew Blackburn Jr. and Diane Blackburn of McComb, MS. She graduated from West Potomac High School in 1987, received her Associates Degree in 2011, and was a few courses from obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Her earlier employment history included positions in health care agencies, private security firms, and banking institutions. Her most recent employment was as a merchandiser at local stores, and the owner of JB Designs and Wholesale, specializing in web and graphic design and resale.
She is survived by her son, Specialist E4 Matthew Leroy Blackburn stationed in Colorado Springs, CO; Daughter-in-Law, India Blackburn; grandson, Avery James Blackburn; her father, Matthew Blackburn Jr. of McComb, MS; her mother, Diane Blackburn of McComb, MS; one sister, Lora A. Blackburn of Woodbridge, VA; one niece, Brittany D. Blackburn of Woodbridge, VA; one great nephew, Anthony Giovani Blackburn; seven uncles, Rev. Edward E. Butler (Josie) of Mount Hermon, LA, Rev. George E. Butler (Joe Nell) of Kentwood, LA, Charlie E. Butler of Magnolia, MS; two aunts, Rose E. Haire (Brian) of Woodbridge, VA; Shirley Tobias of Magnolia, MS; and a host of cousins and friends.
There will be a private service. Please sign the guest book at www.crainandsons.com