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Lorraine Lynn Brown, the daughter of Elaine Fleming Coonts and Roger Brown, was born March 7, 1959, in Rochelle, Ill., and went to be with her Savior on Feb. 11, 2005, at the age of 45 years.
Lorraine was a resident of the Ava area for the past seven years, moving here from New York. Lorraine was employed as a clerk and worked for the H. D. Lee Factory and was a Christian. Lorraine was a very caring person and friendly to everyone and she enjoyed music.
Lorraine is survived by her daughter, Veronica Tyler, New York; three grandchildren, Joshua, Zackary, Emma; her mother, Elaine Coonts and husband James, Ava; her father, Roger Brown, and wife Georgianne, Ava; maternal grandmother, Thelma Fleming, New York; one brother, Brian Brown, Washington; two sisters, Melissa Howell, Nixa and Serena Merriman, Theodosia; two step-brothers, Jim and Kevin Coonts, Davenport, Iowa; two step-sisters, Pam Reed, South Carolina and Debbie Geedings, Kentucky; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services were held Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2 p.m., in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, with Rev. Vernon Fuller officiating. Interment followed in the Denney Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation.