Brown, Delores

Written by David Green.

Delores Ann Brown, 68, of Clayton,  Mich., died July 31, 2011, at her home under the care of her family and Hospice.  

She was born Dec. 19, 1942, in Lyons, to Gwendolyn and Veda (Driskoll) Derby.  On Oct. 12, 1963, she married James Brown, and he preceded her in death Feb. 3, 2007. 

Delores is survived by a son, James (and Wanda) Brown, Jr., of Hanover, Mich.; a daughter, Julia (and Craig) Verity of Onsted, Mich.; her sister, Kay (and Bill) Batterson of Bryan, Ohio; a brother, Rex Derby; eight grandchildren, Danielle, Zachary, Jacob, Cameron, Amber, Zachary, Tyler and Tabitha; four great-grandchildren, Dayton, Preston, Landon and Kaitlyn. 

A graveside service is planned at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at North Dover Cemetery.  A celebration of her life will follow the service, at the Clayton Fire Department.

Memorial contributions are suggested  to Hospice.

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