Thelma Jean (Conder) Brown

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Thelma Jean (Conder) Brown, 81, of Lyons, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 at Lyons Health & Living Center.

Born Feb. 24, 1931 in Knox County, she was the daughter of Oakley and Hazel (Dickey) Conder.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving relatives include: one daughter, Cindy White and her husband Steve of Switz City; one sister, Patty Nappo and her husband Frank of New York; her grandchildren, Kendal Mauder and her husband Cody of Bloomfield, Jordan White, Kortney White and Jakeb White all of Switz City; two great, grandchildren, Emmy Mauder and Beau Mauder; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon H. Brown on Jan. 17, 1985, one sister, Betty Kincaid and her parents.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Lyons, with Chris Gehring officiating. Interment will follow in Prairie Chapel cemetery in Lyons.

Public visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 1hour prior to services Thursday at the funeral home.

The family asks that all memorial contributions be made to the Lyons Health and Living Center Residence fund.

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