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G. Jean Brown, 84, of Sardis, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Liza’s Place Wheeling, West Virginia.

She was born in Monroe County on July 21, 1934, a daughter of the late Ernest and Caroline Eikleberry Brown.

 She retired from Switzerland of Ohio School District with 32 years of service as a secretary for Sardis Elementary School. Jean was a lifetime member of the Unity Baptist Church and held various positions including church clerk. She graduated from Antioch High School in 1952 and Southeastern Technical School. She was a member of Midway Community Center and Midway Seniors.  

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Rev. Gerald Brown and Paul Brown, and two sisters, Evelyn Winter and Esther Brown.

 She is survived by two nephews, Jim Winter, of Rittman, and Dan (Pam) Winter, of Sterling, one sister-in-law, Edith Brown, of Woodsfield; two grandnephews, Mike and Jeff; and one grandniece, Denise; four great-grandnephews and one great-grandniece; and special friend, Connie Brown; and also her church family.

 Friends were received Friday, July 19, 2019, and Saturday, July 20, 2019, until time of funeral service at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield, with Tim Fleeman and Anthony McSwords officiating. Burial will follow in the Unity Baptist Church Cemetery near Antioch.

Memorial donations may be made to Valley Hospice Inc.

Monroe County Beacon

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