Mary L. Brown Mary L. Brown, 81, of Cedar Mills in Adams County and formerly of Dayton, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center in Seaman. She was born Oct. 5, 1931, in Ray, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by parents, Roscoe Elba and Cora Ethel (Ankrom) Harper; and three daughters, Sharon Whitaker, Joyce McDonald and Peggy Fairchild.
She is survived by a son, Larry (Carol) Brown of Sparta, Tenn.; two daughters, Debra (Gary) Henley of Dayton and Shirley (Vernon) Hartman of Cedar Mills; two brothers, Clemmon (Ola) Harper of Kettering and Don Harper of Westerville; a sister, Mae Dempsey of Jackson; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.
She was a homemaker and mother. She was a member of Hamilton Community Church in Brush Creek Township.
The funeral service will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union. Pastors Clarence Johnson and Tim Carter officiated. The visitation will be held Nov. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. The interment will be at Moore's Chapel Cemetery in Blue Creek.