Mildred I. Brown
NEWARK: A graveside funeral service for Mildred I. Brown, 92 of Newark, will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Fairmount Cemetery, with Pastor Tom Myers officiating. Friends may call at the Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home, 179 Granville Street, on Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.
Mildred was born in Newark on March 22, 1920 to the late Benjamin and Mary Otis (Hottinger) Brown. She passed away at the Selma Markowitz Care Center on February 7, 2013.
Mildred worked many years for Roar Aircraft and Westab in California. She also worked for General Hose and retired from Walker Manufacturing with 14 years of service. She enjoyed flower gardening, shopping and spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include her children, Jerry (Toni) Orr, Nancy (Joeie) Brewer, Carol (Rick) Lavigne, Crystal Brown, Lewyenne (Randy) Shumaker and James (Holly) Brown; grandchildren, Andria Knight-Waters, Kelli Orr, Kacy (Mary Catherine) Orr, Kerri (James) Hagan, Casey (Faith) Davis, Brent Bigler, Angela (Derrick) Hardy, Leslie (Christopher) Redman, Jessica (Nick) Grise and Joshua Brown; six great-grandchildren; special friends, Sue Queen and Jan Francisco; her dog, Bourbon; and numerous nieces, nephews and one cousin.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Harry Orr; second husband, Jesse James Brown; grandson, Tracy Bigler; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Brown; and five brothers and sisters.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mildred to Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058-9909.
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