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Jane M. (Moots) Brown


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Jane M. (Moots) Brown Obituary
Jane M. Brown, age 77, of Akron, Colorado passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.
Jane was born to Wayne Holmes Moots and Ermaline Almeta Hoover-Moots in Halstead Kansas on July 26th, 1937. As a young child she moved with her family to Wichita where she attended Kindergarten. In 1949 Jane and her family moved to Akron after attending 1st thru 3rd grade in Kansas schools. From 4th grade on Jane attended Akron Schools graduating in 1955.
While in high school Jane and her sisters enjoyed roller-skating and participating in Jugs and Rainbow along with Cheerleading and Majorettes. During her early high school years Jane met LaVern Brown.
Jane married LaVern Monroe Brown on August 11th, 1955. They were blessed with their first child Susan Jane on October 16th, 1956, followed by David LaVern on October 2, 1962.
Jane enjoyed being a stay at home mother out on the family farm until the mid 70's when she started working at the Otis Public Library. During her time as a Librarian she compiled information and documents to aid in the writing of the Washington County History book. In the early 80's Jane went back to enjoying the country life before she and Lavern moved into Akron in July of 1993. Jane cherished her time working at ABC Daycare from the early 90's through 2013.
Jane is preceded in death by her parents, her older sister Glenda, her in-laws; J.O. and Bessie Brown, and her brothers-in-law; James Oscar Brown, Jr. and Eugene Bishop.
Jane is survived by her husband, LaVern Monroe Brown; children, Susan (Gary) Gunnels and David (Donna) Brown; grandchildren, Zachary (Jennifer), Levi (Valerie), and Seth (Tasia) Brown, and Brian, Michelle (Jason Swan), and Mark (Belinda) McCoy and Melinda (Scott) Gunnels-Nies; great grandchildren, Gavin, Odessa, Isaac, Wade, Sierra, Wyatt, Tegan, Bayah, Waylon, Makayla, and Alexandra Brown and Brison, Mason, and Addilynne McCoy; twin sister, Jean Lucas and husband Vern; sister-in-law, Carol Jean Bishop, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
Jane was a very loving and caring individual who would do anything for friends and family. Jane will be remembered for her year-round Christmas decorations as well as her one-of-a-kind bologna sandwiches.
A funeral service was held Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at the Foursquare Church of Akron.  Interment followed at the Akron Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Jane Brown Memorial in care of LaVern Brown, 217 Elm Ave. Akron Colorado, 80720.
Published in Akron News-Reporter on July 16, 2015
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