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March 28, 2014

Adley "MeMe" Brown

WEST ORANGE —    Adley “MeMe” Brown, 77, of West Orange, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2014, at M.D. Anderson in Houston.

   Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 28, 2014, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Scott McIntosh of North Orange Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Serving as pallbearers will be Cliff Brown, Lucas Thurston, Brandon Brown, Caleb Gipson, Joshua Gipson, Albert Lee Harrison Jr., and Nicholas Harvey. Honorary pallbearers will include, Paul Mashaney, Carmichael Wiley, Tommy Brown, and Marcus Dobbs.

   Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

   Born in Gueydan, Louisiana, on September 16, 1936, Adley was the daughter of John Drury Harrington and Hazel (LeBlanc) Gaspard. She worked in unit buying control, and handled the payroll for twenty-one years at Sears in Orange. Adley attended Stark High School, and was a devoted member of North Orange Baptist Church. In her spare time, MeMe enjoyed flower gardening, embroidery, crafting porcelain dolls, and cooking her delicious gumbo. She was a true servant to her family, church, and her community. MeMe loved her family very much, and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

   She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and three brothers.

   She is survived by her husband of sixty years, Gerald “Jerry” Brown, of West Orange; daughters, Judy Brown of West Orange, Janet Dobbs and husband, Marcus, of Houston; son, Robert Brown and wife, Karen, of West Orange; grandchildren, Julie Mashaney and husband, Paul, Tommy Brown, Cindi Gipson, Cliff Brown and wife, Sarah, Lucas Thurston, and ten great-grandchildren, as well as numberous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

   The family wishes to acknowledge, with grateful appreciation, the love and care provided to MeMe by Maxine Schexnider, and Kayline Gipson.

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