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Norma Brown


April 24, 1928
August 26, 2017

Visitation 12:00 p.m to 1:00. Friday, September 1, 2017, Day Macz Funeral Home, Patoka
Graveside Service 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 1, 2017, Patoka City Cemetery

Norma “Jean” Brown, 89, of Patoka, IL passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Centralia Manor. Jean was born April 24, 1928, the daughter of Fay and Dora (Marckley) Flanagan. She married John R. Brown on October 23, 1946 in Edwardsville, IL and he preceded her in death on August 10, 1995.

Jean is survived by her loving children, Michael Brown and wife Beth of Peoria IL, Stephen Brown & wife Jo of Salt Lake City, UT; precious grandchildren Zachary M. Brown of Chillicothe, IL, Jake Brown of Peoria, IL, Ian Brown of Chicago, IL.

Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by both her parents, her husband John Brown, sister Wanda Branum, and brother Donald Flanagan.

Jean was a faithful member of the Patoka Christian Church where she was truly loved. She thoroughly enjoyed gardening

Graveside services will be held at 1:00p.m. Friday, September 1, 2017 at the Patoka City Cemetery with Minister Micah Schnautz officiating. Family and friends are invited to visiting hours before graveside services at the Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00p.m. The family asks that you consider in Jean’s memory memorial contributions to the Patoka Cemetery Fund or Patoka Christian Church Youth Ministry. Arrangements are under the care of Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka. On-line condolences and memories of Jean may be shared with the family at