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Barbara June BrownPassing: September 27, 2012


Orleans Church of the Nazarene

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 10:00am


Chastain Funeral Home

Monday, October 1st, 2012 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 9:00 am - 10:00 am


Liberty Christian Cemetery

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

MITCHELL Barbara June Brown, 79, passed away at 5:47 a.m. Thursday, September 27, 2012, at her residence.

Born July 22, 1933, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Bertram and Hazel (Winkler) Brim.

Barbara retired from Stone City Products and was a graduate of Mitchell High School in 1951. She was a member of the Orleans Church of the Nazarene and past president and treasurer of the Order of Eagles Auxiliary.

Surviving: children,
Bertram (Laverne) Brown, Kissimmee, Florida
Roger Brown, Live Oak, Florida
Bonita (Hank) Marshall, Nashville
Myrna Jean Brown, Mitchell
Robert Brown, Jr., Mitchell
Teresa Jones, Texas
Larry Ellis (Stacey) Brown, Orleans
11 grandchildren
17 great grandchildren
1 great great grandson
Elaine Rose Walt, Mitchell
Margaret Ann (Jim) Free, New Albany
Lennie Ross (Kitty) Brim, Indianapolis

Her parents; sisters, Virginia Lee Jones, Emma Sue Bess, and infant Betty JoAnn Brim; and grandson, Josh Brown, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 2, at the Orleans Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Jerry Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Christian Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3:00-7:00 p.m. Monday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center and from 9:00 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the church.

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9 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Jan Fortner | Bedford, IN
    Date: October 3, 2012
    To Buddy and all the family, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. I know that this is a very difficult time for all those who loved her. Love & Prayers, Jan Worley Fortner
  2. Guest: Joni Tow (Keith Tow's daughter) | bedford, IN
    Date: October 2, 2012
    Sorry to hear about the passing of your mother..May God bless you all with the strength to carry on each and everyday...
  3. Guest: Doug Hamilton | Puyallup, WA
    Date: October 2, 2012
    Dear Bob and Family: I'm not sure if you are the Bob Brown that worked at WBIW. Either way, I am most sincerely sorry for the passing of your mother. It is my hope your grief will be short and that your happy memories will be infinitely long. God never forgets the grieving. And His promises are sure. Most sincerely: Doug
  4. Guest: Diana,Steve,and Daygan | Bedford, IN
    Date: October 2, 2012
    Buddy,Roger,Bonita,Jeannie,Teresa and Bobby, I am so very sorry about Aunt Barbara,I loved her dearly and I know your pain all too well.I hope everyone can forgive me for not coming had appointments that could not be changed.As you know I am now raising my 2 yr. old grandson.And they were all concerning him.I love you all very much and my prayers are with you and your families. Love you guys sincerely !
  5. Guest: Sharon Dorsey | Sarasota, FL
    Date: October 1, 2012
    On behalf of United Financial Resources, we would like to extend our sincere condolences to Lenny & Kitty and family of Barbara June Brown. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
  6. Guest: Karin Dobson | Mitchell, IN
    Date: October 1, 2012
    To the family of Barbara you had a BEAUTIFUL Mom in everything she said and done. She will be missed. Karin May-Dobson
  7. Guest: Sonia Evans | Bedford, IN
    Date: October 1, 2012
    Bonita so sorry to here of your mothers passing,
  8. Guest: Helen Hardman | Mitchell, IN
    Date: October 1, 2012
    Dear Bonnie and Hank Know that we are thinking of you.
  9. Guest: Mike Campbell | Elmhurst, IL
    Date: September 29, 2012
    Barbara will remain as an example of how a Christian should face "passing."