Our beloved mother and sister, Denise Brown-Barber, age 56, of Lima, OH, moved to Heaven on Monday, December 21, 2020, at 5:45 AM. She was born on September 13, 1964, to Don C. and Thelma M. (Decker) Brown of Lima. She was preceded in death by both parents, and her son, Joel C. Brown.
She is survived by daughter Jewel Barber of Lima; brothers Don (Sandy) Brown of Maryville, TN, Dennis (Kelly) Brown of Lima, OH; sisters Debbie Brown of Glenpool, OK, Becky (Tim) Rich of Elida, OH, and Dawn (Dan) Cross of Broken Arrow, OK.
Due to the current pandemic, no funeral services are planned. A private family gathering will be observed at a later date to celebrate her life. She will be greatly missed by her family as we recall her infectious laughter, and strong, persevering spirit.