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Jayna Merrin Browning, 31, of Summerville, SC, formerly of Beckley, passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2017.
Born January 27, 1986 in Charleston, WV, she is the beloved daughter of Mike and Jackie Browning of Summersville, WV, and Best friend/Sister of Jillian (Jason) Yeager of Danese and mother to her fur baby "Ellie".
She was employed at the US Army Corp of Engineers in Charleston, SC and formally employed with the Mine Safety and Health Administration, Districts 4 and 12. She was a member of the choir at the West Virginia University Institute of Technology where she graduated in 2009.
Jayna graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 2005 where she was also a member of the choir and the all-state choir. Jayna is well known for her singing talents.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents Nancy and Everett Goff and Eloise and Cecil Browning. She was survived by Aunts and Uncles, Norma and Paul Gunnoe of Dry Creek, WV; Yvonne and Dean Stewart of Whitesville, WV; Becky and Danny Gilfilen of Naoma, WV; Kim and Doug Browning of Lancaster, OH; and Carolyn and Rick Miller of Gainesville, FL. Special Cousins: Steve (Chasity) Gilfilen; Paulette (Jamie) Ferguson; Cindy (Chris) Adkins; Tracy (Josh) Begin; Amanda (Brian) Morris; and Heather (Donnie) Woltz. She was deeply loved by her family and friends and will be extremely missed by all.
A celebration of Jayna's life will be 1 pm Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Sylvester Church of God in Sylvester with the Rev. Danny Gilfilen and Pastor Andrew Fletcher officiating. Visitation will be held 11 am to 1 pm. Interment will follow the funeral service at Pineview Cemetery in Orgas, WV.
Armstrong Funeral Home is serving the family.
Online condolences can be left at www.armstrongfuneralhomewv.com
Published on September 7, 2017
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