ADRIAN- BARBARA JEAN BROWN, age 86, of Adrian, died Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in Merrillville, Indiana.
She was born on September 19, 1932 in Carey, Ohio to Tacket and Orgielee (Barnett) Fletcher. She married James Edward Brown on February 28, 1966 in Angola, IN and he survives. Barb was a member of Adrian Church of God. She had worked for 10 years at the YMCA. She enjoyed flower gardening, candy making and baking.
In addition to her husband, she is survived one step-daughter, Debbie Gullett of Salyersville, KY; 9 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren; and dear friends Tracy and Rick Proffitt of Adrian. She was preceded in death by her father and mother; two sons, Gary Vickery and James Vickery; three sisters, Madge Hunt, Betty Betz, and Josephine Russ; her step-father James Burrow; and a granddaughter, Dr. Jennifer Vickery.
Funeral services for Barb will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian, with Pastor David King officiating. Burial will follow at Fairfield Cemetery. Visitation for Barb will be held Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association. Envelopes are available at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.