April 2, 1936 – March 11, 2019
Mrs. Janice Shives Brown, 82, of Clemmons, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.
She was born on April 2, 1936 to the late Percy Powell and Julia Dula in Iredell County, North Carolina.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Brown; one son, William Alexander Shives; one daughter, Teresa Nadine Shives; and two sisters, Mary Shives Michaux and Diann Dula Corpening.
Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Jeff Shives of Charlotte and Edwin Eugene Brown of Paterson, New Jersey; brothers, Joseph Shives of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Robert Shives of Lenoir; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; special granddaughter, Antoinette White Davis; special nephews, Edmond and Everett Dula; and a host of nieces, nephews, and beloved friends.
A funeral service honoring the life of Mrs. Brown will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Pendry’s Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com
Pendry’s Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Janice Shives Brown.
- Receiving of Friends Saturday, March 16, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, March 16, 2019
- Interment Saturday, March 16, 2019
Virginia McWhorter Davidson
March 15, 2019
Sending Love, Comfort, Prayer and More Love to my family of Mrs. Janice Shives Brown. Janices Beloved Mother "Julia" and my Beloved Mother "Drusila" were SiStars. Their Beloved Mother was "Elizabeth ". We were FIRST cousins. All my memories of my family are that of LOVE and more LOVE! Through all the GOOD times and Challenging times we loved each other through them. Although I "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" I will Cherish the last time we were together. Cousin Reverend Everette Dula your nephew and Annie your Grand daughter brought you to visit ME! It was your Birthday. We broke bread together and we prayed together! I was able to tell you one more time that "I Love You". We both left NC for NJ for the betterment of ourselves and our children. In NJ there was better employment and opportunity for us and our families. Janice you did "GOOD SiStar!". You and Beloved "Ernie" your husband "Provided" for your beautiful family and extended family. Janice you are gone too soon, I will miss you along with our other Beloved ones who are waiting for us on the other side. I will not say goodbye but instead - "See you Soon SiStar again when we can gather together in Love, Worship and Family" Take your Rest Beautiful Cousin...
March 15, 2019
Cousin Janice will be cherished in our Fondest and Loving Memories of her. Cousin Janice was a "Sharp, Hip, Intelligent, Beautiful Lady!" She LOVED her family and we loved her back! She and her Beloved Husband "Ernie" were a Beautiful Union. I will always have the wonderful memories of them coming to visit us in Metuchen and our going to visit them in Paterson growing up. When you were with Cousin "J" you knew you were with our Loving Family. As a Caregiver to my Mom (93+) I am unable to join with the family physically, however please know Mama "Virginia" and I are Spiritually with you all always and forever. Cousin "J" until later times until we will be together again although gone too soon - Take your Rest...