Emily Brown

July 1, 1937 - October 31, 2021
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Emily Brown, age 84 of Waynesfield, passed at 10:05 p.m., October 31, 2021 at Otterbein-Cridersville. She was born July 1, 1937 in Tip Top, Kentucky to the late Add and Flora Carpenter Marshall. On January 18, 1958 she married Marcus Brown, who survives.

Mrs. Brown had worked as a home health care aide. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, praying, and singing. She was known as the “Southern Belle” at Otterbein-Cridersville. Emily loved all animals, collecting angels, and Lee’s Chicken! Her greatest joy was her family, and she treasured time spent with her children, grandchildren, and her church family.

Survivors include 3 sons – Sam (Kim) Brown of Delphos; Rick (Laure) Brown Kenton; Todd (Missie) Brown of Wapakoneta; a daughter – Melissa (Gary) Hensley of Waynesfield; a daughter-in-law – Rhonda Kay of Ottoville; 13 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 2 brothers – Denver Marshall of McGuffey and Herbert Marshall of Kentucky.

She was preceded in death by 2 sons – Charles Brown and Paul Brown; a daughter – Brenda Brown; 5 brothers – Nicodemus; Oran, Canon, Willard, Junior and a sister – Ellery Roberts.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., November 3, 2021 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.

Funeral services will begin 12:00 p.m., November 3, 2021 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville; Pastor Dave Mowery will officiate. Burial will follow in Willow Branch Cemetery, near Waynesfield, Pastor Bill Prater will officiate.

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Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806


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Born: July 1, 1937
Died: October 31, 2021

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Fred Pepple posted on 11/3/21

So sorry to hear of your loss. I just heard this afternoon.


Deryl & Nancy Whittle posted on 11/2/21

Sorry to hear about your loss. Your memories of her will live on with you.


Patty Holcomb posted on 11/2/21

There are no words to express how sad I was to learn of Aunt Em's death. I will always remember her smile, her kind soul, her ability to raise a beautiful garden and her wonderful fried potatoes.


John and Kelly Kenerly posted on 11/2/21

So sorry for your loss Rick and Laure Brown and family.


Wonda Allen posted on 11/1/21

Aunt Emily is rejoicing in heaven now . May God calm the hearts of the loved ones left to mourn the loss they must feel.


Ellaree miller posted on 11/1/21

I'm so sorry for your lose Anut Emily was such a loving person.