Shirley A. Brown, age 80, of Huntington and formerly of Defiance, Ohio, went to be with her Lord Friday, April 10, 2020 at 12:00 noon at home. She was a bank teller at City Loan and Sky Bank in Defiance. She was a member of Poplar Ridge Church of the Brethren, was a volunteer for Defiance Hospice Auxiliary, and an avid bowler and card player.
Shirley was born March 3, 1940, in Somerset, PA, a daughter of Walter and Evaline (Hottle) Moon. On May 21. 1976 she married her beloved husband Henry “Dee” Brown. He passed away Feb. 17, 2016. She is survived by a daughter Cindy (Dale) Rice of Huntington, IN, a son Steven (Claudia) Baughman of Lakeland, Florida, a granddaughter Monica Rice of McPherson, KS, 2 step-grandchildren, 3 step-great-grandchildren, a sister Phyllis Paul of Sherwood, OH, 2 nieces and numerous great-nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by an infant son David Baughman and sister Nancy Moon.
A drive-by visitation will be held Friday, April 17, from 3-6 pm at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel, and Saturday, April 18 from 10-11 am at Poplar Ridge Church of the Brethren, 6970 Domersville Rd., Defiance. A Graveside service will follow in Poplar Ridge Cemetery. Pastor Ben Polzin will officiate.
Preferred memorials are to Poplar Ridge Church, Defiance Hospice or Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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