Murfreesboro - Ms. Janet Marie Brown, MSN, FNP-BC, MSCN, age 54, of Murfreesboro, TN passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019. She was born in Cincinnati, OH to the late Jerome and Martha Herbold Brown. Ms. Brown's calling was nursing. She became a travelling nurse all over the country and took care of Mrs. Walt Disney in the 1990's. She graduated Austin Peay University in 1998 with her BSN. She returned to Nashville and put herself through nurse practitioner school while working full time and graduated Tennessee State University in 2001. Ms. Brown became the first Tennessee nurse to be multiple sclerosis certified in 2004. She began her practice at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic in 2011. Ms. Brown's focused on treating patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She was a faithful member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.
Ms. Brown is survived by her siblings, Robert Brown and his wife Mary of Newburgh, IN, Mike Brown and his wife Sharyl of Denver, CO, Don Brown and his wife Sharon of Raleigh, NC, Barbara Brown of Wenzhou, China, Diane Brown of St. Louis, MO, and Gerard Brown and his wife Pam of Holliston, MA; several nieces and nephews; and her dearly loved Tennessee family.
Visitation with the family will be Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 12:00noon until 1:00pm at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 1:00pm at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Father Joe Campion will officiate. Placement in the columbarium at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Newburgh will take place at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the National MS Society, PO Box 4527, New York, NY 10163 in memory of Ms. Brown.
An online guestbook is available for the family at www.woodfinchapel.com
. Woodfin Memorial Chapel (615) 893-5151
Published by The Daily News Journal on Sep. 11, 2019.