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Peru City Cemetery

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Zion United Church of Christ
Monday February 10th, 2014
9:00am - 11:00am

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Zion United Church of Christ
Monday February 10th, 2014

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Roma Brown

Gladys Roma Brown 87 of Peru passed away peacefully after an extended illness on February 6, 2014 at her son Shane and daughter in law Karie’s home with her children by her side. Services will be Monday 11:00 am in Zion United Church in Peru. Pastor Kay Harding will officiate. Burial will be at Peru City Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday morning in the church from 9:00 am till time of services. Ptak Funeral home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Roma was born January 23, 1927 in Bridgewater, Somerset, England to Henry and Delsie (Caunter) Dight. She married James Prescott Brown October 29, 1953 in England and then moved to Peru. She was a member of Zion United Church in Peru and the English Women’s Club. Surviving family members include son Philip (Cindy) Brown of Nashville, TN., daughter Sherry (Peter) Rubins of San Antonio, TX. Son Shawn (Penny) Brown of Glenwood Springs, Co. and Son Shane (Karie) Brown of Cary, IL. Grandchildren Elaine Brown, Haley, Colin and Jake Brown and Matthew Rubins as well as Step Grandchildren Baxter Keyes, Lori Hildebrandt, Timothy and Rachel Kelly and step great grandchildren Kailee Hildebrandt and Noah Keller. Nieces and nephews Sandra and Ken Morris, Gary and Lenka Coton, Nigel, Nina, Elizabeth and Oliver Coton, Fiona and John Baker and Lawrence Coton of England. She is preceded in death by her Parents, husband Jimmy, her mother and father in law William and Gladys Mary Brown, her sister Peggy (Dight) Coton, brother in law Lionel Coton and step grandson Thomas Hildebrandt. Pallbearers will be Shawn Brown, Haley Brown, Peter Rubins, Timothy Kelly, David Peterson and Phillip Brown.

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Shane praying for you and your family. May you find strength doing this time.

Sonji Nicholas Feb 10 2014 12:06 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Roma Brown

Jesse Watkins Feb 9 2014 8:47 AM

Shane so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. May God bless u all. Rose & JR

Rosalee Washington Feb 8 2014 7:53 PM

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Cathy Haner Lane Feb 8 2014 2:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Roma Brown

Susan Verdi Feb 8 2014 1:18 PM

My name is Kathy Grosenbach and I was a checker at IVFC where your Mom grocery shopped every week. I just want to let Shane and the family know how sorry I am to hear of the passing of Roma. Shane, missed seeing you and Mom the last two yrs. since I retired, but thought of her often! She was such a special lady and I loved our weekly conversations! God be with you at this time! My Sympathies, Kathy

Kathy Grosenbach Feb 8 2014 12:10 PM