705 W. Warren Street | (812) 849-2600 |

Mary Lou BrownPassing: March 27, 2019


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Sunday, March 31st @ 5:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Sunday, March 31st @ 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Old Union Christian Cemetery

Monday, April 1st @ 11:00 a.m.

MITCHELL – Mary Lou Brown, 89, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at her residence.

Born January 1, 1930, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of George and Beerock (Walters) Goldsby.  She married Charles N. Brown September 1948, and he preceded her in death July 24, 1962.

Mary retired from NWSC Crane and was a member of Rivers Edge Fellowship Church.  She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and crocheting.

Rosellen Reynolds of Mitchell
Bee Ann (Jose) Edwards of Las Vegas, Nevada
Helen (Kenneth) Case of Mitchell
Robert (Cathy) Brown of Fayetteville
Arthur Brown of Fayetteville
Linda (R.C.) Garrett of Caryville, Tennessee
10 grandchildren
11 great grandchildren
 3 great great grandchildren
Emmie (Jim) Adams of Florida
Georgia (Donnie) Key of Bedford

Her parents; husband; son, Charles Brown; grandchildren, Lonnie Reynolds, Victor Brown, and Charles Burrage;  great granddaughter, Angel Mary Burrage; and sisters, Peggy Taylor and Gean Kathleen Goldsby, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 500 p.m. Sunday, March 31, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Phil Thorne officiating. Graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday at Old Union Christian Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.

Sign the Guestbook

7 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Kelly (Brown) Herndon | http://Bwdford, IN
    Date: March 30, 2019
    Robert, Katherine, Deanna, and family. I am so sorry to hear about Mary Lou's passing. I know that she was deeply loved by you all in life, and now she will be greatly missed. I pray that God sweetly soothes each of you with His great peace and comfort. I love you all.
  2. Guest: rosemary quackenbush | http://port charlotte florida
    Date: March 29, 2019
    mary was a sweet lady that always had room for her family and took care of many of them
  3. Guest: Greg and Lora Joyner | http://Bedford, IN
    Date: March 29, 2019
    Bob and Cathy, We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Our hearts and prayers are with you. May God wrap His arms of love and comfort around you during this time and in the days ahead and may you find comfort in knowing that you will see her again.
  4. Guest: Theresa McGuire | http://Bedford
    Date: March 29, 2019
    Robert, & Bee Ann & family. I was so sorry to read this. I hope god rest his hand on your heavy hearts And see you through the next few days, weeks, months ahead. Theresa Lake McGuire
  5. Guest: Becky Ashley | http://Mitchell
    Date: March 29, 2019
    She.was a wonderful Aunt. I spent a large part of my childhood at he house with her & my cousins. . She loved her family unconditionally. She will be greatly missed. Fly high sweet Mary Lou.
  6. Guest: Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services | http://Bedford, Indiana
    Date: March 28, 2019
    Georgia, family and friends: We are all so sorry for your loss.
  7. Guest: Susan Evans Kern | http://Bedford. Indiana
    Date: March 28, 2019
    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember going to your house when we were in grade school. Lots of good memories with you Bee Ann. Your house was always lively like ours