Amanda Elsie Brown, 96, of Martinsville, Ohio died 7:55 AM, Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at her residence. Her husband, James Brown, preceded her in death October 31, 2010. They were married April 25, 1937. Mrs. Brown was born October 19, 1916 on a farm in Elliott County, Kentucky, daughter of the late James and Nancy White Greene.
Mrs. Brown was a mother and a homemaker, but she had worked at Buckeye Molding, G.C. Murphy, S & R Shoe Store, and Miller and Jones Shoe Store. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Mrs. Brown is survived by a daughter, Nora Ellen Brown of Martinsville, Ohio; a son, Jimmie L. (Janet R.) Brown of Martinsville, Ohio; a brother, Adrian (Barbara) Greene of Kentucky; a sister-in-law, Eulah Greene; four grandchildren, James Clayton (Shelly) Brown, Nina L. Brown & companion, Fred McCoy, Mark W. Summers & special friend, Donna Johnson, and Keith D. (D’andra) Summers; six great grandchildren, Kristen E. Brown, Dylan Brown, Amanda K. Brown, Jessica A. Brown, Austin Summers, and Niki Summers; five great-great grandchildren, Clayton Ramsden, Alexis Roberts, Kaelyn Robinson, Jesse Allen Brown, and Cailey-Ann Cordy; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, two brothers, Ralph Greene and Kenneth Greene, two sisters, Bessie Holbrook and Grace Dickerson, and a grandson, Jesse Allen Brown, are preceded in death.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Monday, January 7, 2013 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2415 St. Rte. 73 West, Wilmington, Ohio. Burial will be in Clinton County Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Sunday, January 6, 2013 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Community Care Hospice, P.O. Box 123, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.