Gretna, La., died April 26, 2013. A former resident of Cleveland, she was a member of the Belle Chasse United Methodist Church. She was predeceased by husband J. Harold Brown; parents Henry Edward and Ruby Bynum Box; and brother Walton Box.

Surviving are children James “Jim” Brown Jr. and Kathleen Brown (Alfred) Rogers, both of Louisiana; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister Elizabeth (Prentice) Hicks, Berry Mountain.

A memorial service was held May 2 at Mothe Funeral Home in Marrero, La. The family asks that donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Belle Chasse United Methodist Church, Cleveland Methodist Cemetery, or Cleveland UMC local mission fund be made in lieu of flowers. Lemley Funeral Home directed locally.