Helen L. Bruner Brown

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GREENVILLE - Helen L. Bruner Brown, age 90, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 1:50 p.m. Nov. 14, 2012, at the Brethren Retirement Community.

She was born March 26, 1922, in Darke County, Ohio, and the daughter of the late Ira and Laura (Royer) Foureman.

Helen was retired from Fram Corporation of Greenville, and then was the original owner of Helen's Flower Shop, also of Greenville until 1983.

Helen was a member of the Greenville Church of the Brethren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Otho Bruner, Aug. 1, 1981; husband Glen E. Brown Sept. 12, 2003; son-in-law Joe Gunckle in 1990; granddaughter Lisa Dawn Gilpin in 1976; stepdaughter Carolyn "Jeannie" Eubank in 2011; brother Bill Foureman in 2011; and sister Margaret Delaplane.

Helen is survived by sons, Ron and Norma Bruner of Greenville and Rick and Marcia Bruner of Arcanum; daughters Sue and Steven Shaffer of Denver, Colo., and Lynne and Harvey Hinshaw of Arcanum; stepson Don and Barbara Brown of Sebastian, Fla. There are 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, sisters Virginia Weyrick of Greenville and Jane Jobes of Arcanum and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Greenville Church of the Brethren, 421 Central Ave., Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Garden.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio, and on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services in the church. It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the charity of your choice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through


Published in The Daily Advocate on Nov. 15, 2012
Arrangements under the direction of:
Zechar Bailey Funeral Home
1499 N Broadway PO Box 337 | Greenville, OH 45331 | (937) 548-4141
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