|Birth: ||May 7, 1928, England|
|Death: ||Dec. 18, 2012|
Eileen May Brown, 84, (nee Cross) peacefully went to heaven on December 18, 2012 to rejoin the love of her life, David.
Services will be held at 11:00am, Friday, December 21, 2012 at Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia with Rev. Joe Lawson officiating; visitation will be held 1 hour prior to service at funeral home. Burial will follow in Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, IL. Memorials may be made to Shriner's Hospitals for Children or Vandalia Lions Club.
Eileen was a very courageous and brave young woman of 18 when she boarded the Queen Elizabeth Cruise Ship across the Atlantic Ocean from Plymouth England to marry David.
She was born May 7, 1928 in Plymouth England, daughter of Charles and Alice (nee Roberts) Cross, she was one of eight children. She married David J. Brown, August 25, 1946; he passed away June 11, 2012.
Eileen is survived by her son Charles "Chuck" (Lynn) Brown; daughters Tanna Brown (Jerry Wall) and Andrea "Andy" (Gene) Hudson; 1 sister; 2 brothers; grandchildren Stephanie Carter (Kurt Allan), Chris (Heather)Wall, Amy Jo (Barry) Lenderman, Mary Alice (Tim) Smith, Brandi (David) Bolyard, Leslie (Jennifer) Otto, Brian Hudson, Andrew Hudson, and Matthew Hudson; great grandchildren Chad Michael Brown, Jessie Willis, Jacob Willis, Courtney Wall, Amber Butler, Kourtney Bolyard, Samantha Smith, Lane Austin, Hailey Lenderman, Nathan Smith, and Kloey Otto.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
David Jarret Brown (1925 - 2012)
Charles David Brown (1949 - 2016)*
Created by: Heaven bound
Record added: Dec 19, 2012
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