Jeannette M. Brown, 76

DEC. 4, 1934-NOV. 14, 2011

November 15, 2011

Jeannette Marie Brown, 76, of 30 S. Colonial Drive, Hagerstown, Md., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center after a long illness.

Born Dec. 4, 1934, in Washington County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Edward R. and Anna E. Jones Houser.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Brown.

She was employed by C. M. Offray & Sons/Maryland Ribbon for several years.

She was a lifelong member of the Hagerstown Bible Church.

She loved to bowl and feed birds and squirrels.

She is survived by four children, Debbie Henry of Hagerstown, Robert Brown, and wife, Christy, of Hagerstown, Mervin Edward “Eddie” Brown of Hagerstown, and Sally Poole and husband, Errol, of Clear Spring, Md.; a daughter-in-law, Christine Brown of Havre-de-Grace, Md.; one brother, Edward Houser of Hagerstown; one half-sister, Brenda Murray of Charlottesville, Va.; five grandchildren, Tim Burger, Matthew Burger, Shelly Long, Sara Poole and Hanna Poole; and five great-grandchildren, Brendan Burger, Samantha Burger, Gaige Burger, Kyler Burger and Olivia Long; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Earl Lester Casey Brown, and one sister, Etta Johnston.

Celebration of life will be held Friday from 6 to 8 p. m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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