Mildred Brown

Mildred Brown, 93, of Buckhannon, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.

She was born July 9, 1919, at Burnsville, a daughter of the late Hayward Troy and Blanch Kuhl Harper.

On July 20, 1947, she married Harry Junior Brown, who preceded her in death Nov. 6, 2010.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Terry Lambert Brown; three sisters, Mabel Singleton, Glennis Postelwait and Betty Jean Harper; two brothers, Wilbur and Stanley Harper; and one granddaughter, Dinah Hoover.

She is survived by two sons, Harold Shepard and wife, Patty J., of Beverly and Jerry Fred Brown and wife, Deloris, of Sutton; one daughter, Loretta Jean Hoover and husband, William H. Jr., of Weston; two grandsons, David A. Shepard of Huttonsville and Christopher Brown of Craigsville; seven granddaughters, Sonya Penson of Montrose, Barbara Carroso of Elkins, Pamela Duffield of Frametown, Amy Gray of Gassaway, Melissa Knight of Tallmadge, Ohio, Norma Jean Lopez-Flores of Harrisonburg, Va., and Anita Joann Channing of Weston; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Brown was a cook for Upshur County Board of Education at East Main Street School. She was a member of Retired School Employees.

Friends will be received today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Martin R. Hoover officiating. Burial will follow in the K of P Cemetery at Burnsville.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.