Gail Arlene Brown
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OCEAN PINES — Gail Arlene Brown, 62, died Friday, May 20, 2011, at her home. Born in Baltimore, she was a daughter of the late Albert William Styles and Thelma Jeanette Styles Lieb (nee Zennell).
She is survived by her loving husband, Dexter Brown Jr., and son, Ryan William Bavis and his wife, Gillian, of Lewiston, Maine, and daughters, Christina Kay Wilcox and her husband, Jeffrey, of Hunt Valley, Md., Gretchen Elizabeth Martin and her husband, Jason, of Fallbrook, Calif., and Suzanne Marie Snyder and her husband, Jeffery, of Jessup, Md. There are nine grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Karen Dukes and her husband, Joseph, of Long Neck and several nieces and nephews.
After 25 years as a secretary in Howard County schools, Mrs. Brown retired to Ocean Pines in 2004. She was a part-time resident of Ocean Pines since 1995. She was a member of the Ocean Pines Lions, where she had served as secretary. She was a volunteer with the Believe in Tomorrow "Children's House by the Sea," volunteer at Ocean Pines Catered Living, past member of the Ocean Pines Women's Club and past member of the 18th Hole Ocean Pines Women's Golf Association.
A funeral service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Community Church at Ocean Pines. The Revs. Linda Jacobus and Dr. Thomas McKelvey will officiate. Friends may call one hour prior to the service and also Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the
, PO Box 163, Salisbury, Md. 21803; or Believe in Tomorrow "Children's House by the Sea," PO Box 3627, Ocean City, Md. 21843.
Published in The Daily Times on May 22, 2011