Janie Mae Browder
1926 - 2021
BORN
1926
DIED
2021
born on October 28, 1926 in Opelika, Alabama to the late Jim Charles Lowe, Sr. and Rachel Lowe, was the oldest of 9 siblings. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in Gary. She was a member of Jerusalem MB Church. In August 1947, Janie met and married the love of her life, Theodore Browder. Janie was employed by Calumet Township Trustee Office. In 1969, she was hired by the Gary Redevelopment Commission as a Relocation Assistant, and retired in 1988. Janie was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore Browder; her parents, Jim Charles, Sr. and Rachel Lowe; her siblings: Jim Charles, Jr., Rachael, William, George, Dorothy and Walter Lowe. Janie leaves to cherish her memory 3 children: Brenda (Roosevelt, Sr.) Leslie, Gloria (Aaron)Person and Michael Browder; 4 grandchildren, Toyi (Jeffery) Tanner, Kelly (Wendy) Person, Christopher Browder, Garry (Evita)Howard; great & great-great grandchildren; sister, Viola Brooks; brother, John (Irma) Lowe; special niece, Janet Marshall and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation: Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. with family hour: 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. All services at Jerusalem MB Church, 1741 Fillmore St. in Gary. Pastor Isaac Culver, Jr. Officiating. Interment: Evergreen Memorial Park.


Published by Post-Tribune on Feb. 7, 2021.
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1741 Fillmore St, Gary, IN
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Brenda I'm so sorry for the lost of your mother she was a beautiful person and will be missed momma was my candy partner
Rose. Wheeler
Friend
February 14, 2021
To Brenda, Gloria and Michael my heart is very sadden of the passing of your mother.
She was a beautiful sweet person and good friend. She was always there for me. I will miss her very much. RIP Janie.

Gladys Joy Peterson
Friend
February 13, 2021
To Brenda Michael and Gloria I would like to extend my heartfelt sympathy and condolences to this family who I considered my family I love Aunt Jamie and Aunt viola may God give you all strength and see you through this sad occasion.
Barbara Smith
Family
February 12, 2021
So sorry for the lost of your family's Matriach. You & your family will be in my prayers! Lots of
Sandra A. McKinnie
February 12, 2021
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Derrick
Grandchild
February 12, 2021
To Gloria and her family.
You have my deepest sympathy and I pray that the Lord give you strength to continue on. Peace be with you.
Debbra Gilbert-Shelton
Classmate
February 9, 2021
Gloria, Michael, Brenda
I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Browder's passing. She was a good friend and neighbor to my parents and me. You are in my prayers that God's peace, strength and comfort will be your portion. Sending you my love.
Min. Debrah Smith Daniel
Neighbor
February 8, 2021
To Michael Browder, Brenda, and Gloria,
Please accept my heart felt condolences on the passing of your mom. My god spread loving wings around your entire family, it’s difficult now, but the sweet memories you hold dear to your heart will live on forever.
Praying for the family
Brenda Booyer
Friend
February 8, 2021
I extend my deepest sympathies to you Brenda Gloria and Michael. Words cannot begin to explain or express the heartfelt sorrow that I feel for the loss of your mother.

I will alway remember her as Helen Collins Smith oldest and loyal friend. Aunt Janie was a phenomenal women. She was bold, fierce and unapologetic.
Manervie Smith Thomas
Manervie Smith Thomas
February 7, 2021
To Gloria Person and Family:
Please accept our heartfelt condolences to you and your family for the loss of your loved one. In times like these, hold steadfast to the Master's Hands and He will guide you through this spiritual turbulence knowing that weeping does endure for a little while, but JOY DOES and WILL COME in the morning. Keeping you and your family in our prayers.

Aurelia & Gregory Weaver
Acquaintance
February 7, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Marsha Clemmons
Friend
February 7, 2021
Gloria sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved Mother. May you find comfort in knowing we share in your grief and praying with and for you. Your Mother knew God for herself and will now receive what God promised Eternal Life. Remember a Mothers love is forever.
Jack and Myrtle Mateen
Friend
February 7, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Bernard Cooper
Family
February 7, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Lorraine & Pamela Friley
Neighbor
February 7, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Anonymous
February 7, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Jacqueline (Thompson) Bowman Beckwith
Neighbor
February 7, 2021
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