Jennifer Louise Brown, 45, of Columbia passed away July 5, 2019, at her home.

Jennifer was born Feb. 4, 1974, in Jefferson City to the late Paul Brown and Marilyn (Walch) Brown, who survives in Columbia.

She graduated from Rock Bridge High School. Jenny was very artistic and loved crafts.

Jennifer is survived by her sons, Taylor Caine Mathis and Nathaniel Paul Mathis of Columbia; a brother, Wesley Paul Brown of Orlando, Florida; a sister, Tamra Lea McGrellis of Florissant; a grandson, Parker Caine Mathis; three aunts; and an uncle.

She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Brown; two aunts; and two uncles.

Friends and family will be received from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 15, at Parker-Millard Funeral Service. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 15, at St. Thomas More Newman Center. Interment will follow at Columbia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Institute for Mental Illness or to the Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri.

Arrangements are under the direction of Parker-Millard Funeral Service and Crematory, 12 E. Ash St., Columbia, Missouri; (573) 449-4153.

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