Margaret Brown, age 96, of Gary, IN, passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2021. Margaret was born on April 3, 1925, in Liberty, MS to the late Hattie Holmes & Robert Hackett., stepfather Samuel J. Holmes. Margaret married Wilbur Brown Sr., on December 5, 1943., they spent 72 wonderful years together until his death on November 3, 2017. She was a loving mother, grandmother & great-grandmother she will be greatly missed by all who know her. She was preceded in death by her son Wilbur Brown Jr., her granddaughter Luvilla M. Hern., great-grand sons Anthony D. Hern II., & Ryan L. Brown, her Aunts Mary L. Wagner, Ruth Bates Thezian. Margaret is survived by Margaret & William Hern of Gary, IN & Linda Brown-McCarter of Grand Rapids, MI., 8 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, Aunt Mary L. Wagner of New Orleans, LA., & brother Robert Hackett, Memphis, TN and host of other relatives and friends. All Services Saturday, June 26, 2021. Wake 9:00am, Funeral 11:00am at 20th Century M.B. Baptist Church, 700 West 11th Ave, Gary, IN. Officiating Rev. Rodney Golson Sr. Eulogist Rev. Reginald L. Johnson Sr. Due to Covid restrictions seating capacity is limited. Live Stream: Facebook @ Twentieth Century Baptist Church.
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Published by Post-Tribune from Jun. 23 to Jun. 25, 2021.