Eva Laverne Brown

July 8, 1945 ~ August 4, 2020 (age 75)


Ms. Eva Laverne Brown,  age 75, passed from this life on  Tuesday, August 4, 2020  at approximately 10:58 a.m. at her residence in Lima. 

She was born in Lima, Ohio  on July 8, 1945  to Jimmy Lee Stewart and Bernice Cornelia Thompson-Upshaw; both parents preceded her in death.

Ms. Brown retired from Ford Motor Corporation and was a member of the UAW Local 211. She was a member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church where she worked on the Kitchen Committee, was on the Stewardess Board, sang in  the Choir and was a Church Trustee.  She would deliver food to the sick and shut-in.

She leaves to cherish her precious memory 1 son; Ricardo D. Brown (Fawnette) of Dayton, OH.  2 daughters; Shannon L. Ward (Earl) of Charlotte, NC and Nikia D. Jones (Diako) of Lima, OH.  6 grandchildren.  1 step-brother; Clinton Upshaw (Minnie) of Lima.  2 sisters; Leola Alford and Diane Russell both of Lima.  2 sisters-in-law; Elmer Dean Thompson and Maryann Stewart.  A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by 2 sons; Sean Connor and Robert Brown.  3 brothers; Robert Thompson, Larry Stewart and William Stewart.

Private Family Services will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Jones-Clark Funeral Home with Rev. John E. Kidd,  officiating.

Public Visitation/Wake services  will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. until time of the services at 12:00 p.m. also at the Funeral Home.

Entombment  -    Woodlawn Mausoleum

 Services entrusted to: JONES-CLARK FUNERAL HOME, INC.

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August 11, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Chapel of Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc.
1302 Oakland Parkway
Lima, OH 45805

Private Services

Chapel of Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc.
1302 Oakland Parkway
Lima, OH 45805

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