Jeanette Joan Richardson Brown, 68, of Jena, passed from this life on Thursday, October 24, 2013 in Alexandria. She was born on Thursday, November 16, 1944 in Jena to the union of her parents, Homer Lee Richardson, Sr. and Ruby Jewel Crawford Richardson. She was a homemaker. Services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 27, in the chapel of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home of Jena with the Revs. Stephen Richardson and Mike Russell officiating. Interment followed in the Belah Cemetery under direction of Kinner and Stevens, Inc. of Jena. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a son, Johnny Norris. Survivors include her husband of 29 years, Jesse R. Brown; two sons, Jerry Glen Norris and wife Debbie and Jeff Norris and wife Jessica Vega; two brothers, Homer “BoBo” Richardson, Jr. and wife Lynn, and Stephen Richardson and wife Annette. Pallbearers were Dameon Dozier, Jeremy Norris, Jamie Norris, Justin Norris, Chris Humphries, and Bobby Strozier.