Obituaries – 7/20/15
Published 9:24 am Monday, July 20, 2015
Feb. 20, 1959 — July 16, 2015
Jerald Lee “Jerry” Brown 56, of Ironton, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015, at his home with his family by his side.
He was born Feb. 20, 1959, a son of the late Harold Brown and the late Marjorie Smith Brown. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, was a retired social worker for over 24 years of service with the Shawnee Mental Health, He held a B.S. degree from Ohio University Southern Campus, a LPN graduate from the Collins Career Center, graduate of Dawson-Bryant High School but most of all a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and dear friend to all.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Dianna Jean Brown.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Friend Brown at home, a son, Cory Brown and Sarah, two daughters, Heather Friend and Shane Bridges, Shelbie Brown and Ryan Hlavac; two sisters, Barb Sisler and Sherry Gaffney; four brothers, Paul and Carla Brown, Harold “Rod” Brown, Chuck Brown and Sandy, Larry and Karen Brown; three grandchildren, Andrew, Jada and Bailee, and a host of family and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. today in the chapel of the Brown Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Flash Phipps officiating with military honors being presented by the U.S. Navy Burial Detail, Kenova American Legion and the Patriot Guard. Keeping with his wishes he will be cremated after services.
Friends may call from 6-7 p.m. today at the chapel. Memorial donations to help the family with final expenses should be directed to the funeral chapel.
Services are under the direction of his wife with the assistance of the Brown Funeral Chapel of Ironton.
Paul Mealey, 79, of Westerville, died Thursday, July 16, 2015. Visitation is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at England Hill Free Will Baptist Church followed by a 1 p.m. service Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery, Kenova, West Virginia, with military honors.
Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, is handling arrangements. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.slackandwallace.com.
Clifford Neville, 83, of Ironton, died Sunday, July 19, 2015, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Marlene Neville. Arrangements are pending at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home.