Rena Katherine Brown

March 20, 1937 ~ February 8, 2020 (age 82)


RENA KATHERINE BROWN, age 82, of Bloomingburg, passed away from this life on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 6:30 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Manor of Washington CH.

She was born on March 20, 1937 in Greenfield, Ohio to Harley and Bertha Marie Thompson Beechler. She was a 1955 graduate of Greenfield McClain High School. Rena retired from the Fayette County Municipal Court where she worked as a clerk for many years. She had been attending the Greenfield Church of Christ. Rena was a loving and devoted daughter, wife, mother, and grandma. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and being with her family.

Rena was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ronald Orlan Brown, whom she married on March 30, 1957; and sister, Margaret Harris.

Survivors include her children, Kurt Brown, Melinda Bramel, Ronald Brown Jr., Dorinda Oates, and Brent Brown; grandchildren, Ashlee Jamison, Jerika Hodson, Treg Brown, Jeremy Brown, Cheryl Bramel, Arron Brown, Nathan Brown, and Alycia Brown; and great-grandchildren, Emma Jamison, Hudson Jamison, and Hidy Brown. Also surviving are cousins and a host of friends.

The graveside committal service will be held on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bloomingburg Cemetery with Danny Dodds officiating. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place.

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Graveside Committal Service
February 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Bloomingburg Cemetery
SR 238
Bloomingburg, OH 43106

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