Our precious mother, Marian Louise Brown, went home to be with the Lord Monday, January 21, 2013 in Enterprise. She was 95.
Funeral services will be at 11 am Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Sorrells Funeral Home in Enterprise. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 10 until 11 am. She will be interred Friday, January 25 at 10 am in Deland Memorial Gardens in Deland, Florida. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Grace Place Building Fund.
Marian was born May 12, 1917 in Kalamazoo, MI to the late Jay and Alice Copeman. She was married in 1936 to James Brown, who preceded her in death in 2003. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy McKay of Decatur, MI and a granddaughter, Julie Ozden. She was a kind, compassionate lady who touched many lives. She moved to Enterprise in 2003 and became a grandma and mother to many of the people who knew her. Her life reflected her love and compassion for everyone she met. She will be missed and always loved.
She is survived by 3 children: Herbert Brown (Bea) of Grandville, MI; Nancy Roberts of Nashville, TN; James Brown (Julie) of Enterprise, AL; 8 grandchildren: Mike Roberts (Cathy) of Lorida, FL; Linda Roberts of Nashville; James and the late Cathy Brown of Enterprise; Joseph Brown (Robin) of Kalamazoo, MI; Joyce Thrasher (Donny) of Enterprise; Nicholas Brown of Grandville, MI; and Lori Hoagg of MI; 11 great-grandchildren: Dusty Roberts; Layla and Mike Ozden; James, Andrew, Christopher, Jessica Brown; Zachary and Noah Waterman; Preston and Jacob Brown.