Family-Placed Death Notice

BROWN, Irene Irene Brown, 76, passed away surrounded by family on Tuesday, March 19th. She was born in Chicago on December 16, 1936 where she lived until she moved with her family to Atlanta in 1973. A two time breast cancer survivor who went hang-gliding in New Zealand at the age of 73, Irene was noted for her complete devotion to her family, her determination to overcome adversity and her incredible spirit. She was caring, loving, compassionate and selfless as a mother, grandmother and friend. She was a role model for us all. She is survived by Derrill Brown, her daughters Kris Moore and Elisa Herring and her son Erik Brown along with 9 beautiful grandkids. She was cremated in accordance with her wishes and a memorial service will be held on April 20th at 11am at the Lutheran Church of the Incarnation, 1200 Indian Hills Pkwy, Marietta 30068. A reception for her family and friends will follow. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Humane Society of Cobb County or MUST Ministries.

Funeral Home

H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel
1157 Old Canton Road Ne Marietta, GA 30068
(770) 977-9485

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Mar. 27, 2013