Ivory Brown(1934 - 2017)

photoIvory "Ike" Brown was born on June 12, 1934 in Clarendon, AK. to the late Odie and Annie Brown.He was a member of St. Timothy Community Church. Ike became well known and received many trophies and awards as "Coach Brown" at West Side High School. Among these accolades were: Winning 8 Sectional Championships, 1 Semi-State Championship and 10 Holiday Tournaments. Ike was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers, Veodis, Thomas, Odie, Willie, Charles and Henry; two sisters Blossie and Thelma. Ike leaves to cherish his memories one daughter Sona (Albert) Eggleston of Powell, OH; two sons Briean (Mary) Brown of Michigan City, IN and Ikeem Brown of Gary; nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren; sister Geraldine Pointer; two sisters-in-law Cordia Brown and Venetia Brown all of Gary, IN. Ike departed this life March 15, 2017. Visitation will be Wednesday March 22, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with Family hour from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Home Going Celebration to immediately follow. Both services held at St. Timothy Community Church 1600 West 25th Avenue.


Published in the Post Tribune on Mar. 19, 2017