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Jennifer Blalock "Jenna" Brown February 23, 1978 - March 1, 2012

Mrs. Jennifer (Jenna) Blalock Brown, age 34, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte NC. Jennifer Brown was born February 23, 1978 to Al and Joan Blalock of Greensboro, NC. She was a graduate of Lucy Ragsdale High School in Greensboro and East Carolina University, where she attained a degree in Computer Information Systems. After graduating in 2000, she joined the IT staff of Duke Energy in Charlotte, where she worked as a Senior Analyst until becoming ill. Surviving are her husband, David H Brown III and daughter Mary Ellis Brown of the home; her parents, Al and Joan Blalock of Greensboro; and her paternal grandfather, Benton H. Blalock of Norwood, NC; father and mother-in-law, David H Brown Jr. and Susan H Brown of Cazenovia, NY; sisters-in-law, Julia Brown and Heather Brown also of Cazenovia. She is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, J. Ellis and Mary C. Fields of Pinehurst; and her paternal grandmother, Margie S. Blalock of Norwood, NC. Jennifer was very involved with her church family as a child where she formed her like-long relationship with God. She was active in her youth group at church and was greatly involved with Young Life as a teenager. After losing her grandfather Ellis Fields to cancer in 1999, Jen became involved with Team In Training, which raises funds for cancer research. During 2004 she ran in three marathons, raising over $50,000 towards this effort through individual donations. In lieu of flowers, Jennifer requested that donations be made to: Merrill Lynch, FBO Mary Ellis Brown, 529 College Savings Plan. Mailing address: Merrill Lynch, Attn: Burke/Hunt Group, 150 S. Stratford Rd., Suite 150, Winston-Salem, NC 27104. –

Service Information

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 2:00pm, Sharon Presbyterian Church

Interment Details

A Private Ceremony

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