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Merrilyn Brown

August 13, 1926 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Merrilyn Brown Obituary

Merrilyn Brown, age 97, of West Fork, Arkansas, passed peacefully surrounded by family on December 29, 2023.

She was born August 13, 1926, in Lehi, Utah. She was the daughter of the late Eldon Austin Brown and Flora Bell Steele.

Merrilyn was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Thomas Brown, and her three brothers, John, Jerold, and Donald Brown.

She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. As a teenager, she loved playing basketball and was one of the original Provo Steelets basketball team members. She graduated from Provo Utah High School. She attended Brigham Young University for two years, majoring in business. She enjoyed spending time with her kids and grandkids. She was an avid reader and loved getting books from her family. 

Merrilyn and her late husband, Thomas Brown, were the parents of six children: Thomas W Brown (Maria), George E. Brown (Sandra), Richard G. Brown (Celeste), Sallie Klingenberg (Ken), Julie Sidebottom (Ron), and David Brown. She was blessed with 15 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held – Burial will follow in the Montpelier, ID cemetery. 

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Services

Viewing
Friday
January 5, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schwab - Matthews Mortuary (Montpelier))

Viewing
Saturday
January 6, 2024

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Montpelier LDS 3rd/5th Ward
340 N. 6th Street
Montpelier, ID 83254

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 6, 2024

11:00 AM
Montpelier LDS 3rd/5th Ward
340 N. 6th Street
Montpelier, ID 83254

Interment
Saturday
January 6, 2024

12:00 PM
Montpelier City Cemetery
US HWY 30
Montpelier, ID 83254

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