Janie Brown Adkins

March 7, 1967April 23, 2013

Janie Brown Adkins, 46, formerly of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Chattanooga.

Janie was born in Morristown, TN and raised in Cleveland, TN where she graduated from Cleveland High School. She and her husband attended Calvary Baptist Church in Red Bank while living in Chattanooga where she also worked as a dental assistant. She most recently lived in Evans, Georgia.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Marjorie Brown.

Surviving are her husband of 23 years, Kenny Adkins; son, Michael Adkins; father, Fred Brown; brother, Mike (Angie) Brown and children Meredith and Will; sister, Jeanie (Billy) Smith and children Taylor and Chandler; and mother and father in law, Ken and Anita Adkins.

Visitation will be on Friday, April 26, 2013 from 4 to 8 PM and on Saturday from 12 Noon to 2:30 PM at the funeral home.

Funeral Services will be at 2:30 PM on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the funeral home.

Burial will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens West.

Memorial donations may be made to Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (National Processing Center, Attn: Honor and Memorial Gifts, PO Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007) or American Cancer Society (PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73123-1718).

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist. 404 South Moore Road.


  • Visitation Friday, April 26, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, April 27, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, April 27, 2013

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September 14, 2013

I just found out about Janie uncle Fred my love thoughts and prayers are with you My heart goes out to Kenny and the children. Daddy also sends his love . We will be thinking of you all
Diana Mashburn


April 28, 2013

My condolences to the Adkins family. May you find peace in the memories and may the God of all comfort sustain you during this time.

Chris & Christine Jex

April 27, 2013

Kenny & Michael,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time in your lives. Janie will always live on in our hearts. May God bless both of you.

April 27, 2013

Kenny/Michael -

Please know that Jolene and I are praying that God give you both the strength to make it through the next few day, weeks, months, and years. It's comforting to know that Janie will be enjoying the streets of gold in God's holy place waiting on us to join her. Our prayers are with you and please know we are thinking about you. With our deepest sympathy, Bert & Jolene Bagley

Daniel and Angela Allen

April 26, 2013

Kenny we were so sad to hear about Janie. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

David & Linda Pryor & Grace Langley

April 26, 2013

We are so very sorry for your loss, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May GOD BLESS YOU.

Ralph & Kathy McConnell

April 26, 2013

Kenny, sorry for your loss. You and Michael will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Terry & Katrina Burton

April 26, 2013

Michael, Katrina and I send our sincere condolences to you and your entire family. Please let your family know we have been praying for them. I'm so glad that I had opportunity to meet your mom a few weeks ago. It was obvious that she was very proud of you. Hold tight to the memories and time will ease the pain.

April 26, 2013

Kenny and Michael, I am very sorry for your loss. I feel very blessed to have known Janie. She was a special, kind, and thoughtful person. You are in our prayers. Phillip, Kathy, and David Akins

Terrell Corn Swarbrigg

April 25, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I will always cherish the memories of our childhood and spending time together poolside.