Wednesday, January 5th, 2011
Former Celina resident Jean E. Brown, 86, The Villages, Fla., died Jan. 1, 2011.
She was born March 3, 1924, in Celina to Forrest and Ann Baumgardner. On May 9, 1946, she married William Brown, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Sandra Dunlap and Patricia Hays; three grandchildren and two great-grandsons.
She graduated from Celina High School in 1942. She and her husband built and operated Motel Celina for 30 years. She was a member and past president of Phi Beta Psi and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5713. She also was a member of St. Paul's Methodist Church in Fort Pierce, Fla.
Her body was cremated by All Faith Cremation Society, The Villages, Fla.