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May 4, 2017 Obituaries - Evelyn L. Brown 1928 - 2017
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Evelyn L. Brown

1928 - 2017

Evelyn L. Brown passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at Parkview Manor in Wellman at the age of 88 years. Memorial service was held Monday, May 1, 2017 at the Prairie Flower Baptist Church in rural Washington. Burial was in the Wellman Cemetery.

Evelyn Lucille Brown was born May 8, 1928, in Ottumwa, Iowa, the daughter of James and Rowena (McDaniel) Broherd. On April 27, 1946, Evelyn was united in marriage to William Brown in Ottumwa. She worked as a nursing assistant at Raim and Blank Children’s Hospital and Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. Bill and Evelyn moved to the Wellman community in 1957. She was a member of the Prairie Flower Baptist Church. Evelyn was well known in the community for her wonderful cakes that she made.

She is survived by her husband: William of Wellman; two daughters: Janice (Max) Long of Brighton, Sharon (Larry) Miller of Wellman; a daughter-in-law: Shirley Brown of Wellman; eight grandchildren: Beth Ann Long, Tony Long, Trisha Miller, Kevin Miller, Kristi Strickland, Karissa Brincks, Stacey Brown, Shaylee Brown; 15 great-grandchildren; and a sister: Marguerite Parsons of Des Moines.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son: Dennis Brown; and three brothers: Gary Broherd, Bob Broherd and Alan Mangold.

The Powell Funeral Home in Wellman is caring for Evelyn and her family. www.powellfuneralhomes.com

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