Mariana M. Brown, age 96, passed away on March 16, 2020. She was born March 4,1924 in Pike County, Ohio to the late Amaziah D. And Mary F. (Montgomery) Tackett. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Ervin Dale Brown. Mariana is survived by her sons; Gregory Brown of Ft. Wayne, Indiana and Jeffery Brown of Columbus, Ohio, grandson, Todd Edward Brown (Jess) of Beavercreek, Ohio, great-grandsons; Collin and Jarrod, niece, Jennifer Tackett-Donaldson (Scott), and 3rd son and devoted friend, Gene Mumford (Patty).
Mariana retired from Hatton-Enright Pharmacy after 42 years. She was an avid reader and enjoyed tending to her flowers, canning, sewing, family reunions, and square dancing. She was a member of Cloverleaf Square Dance Club for over 20 years.
Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Walter and Lewis Funeral Home, Urbana, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Champaign County Library Book Fund in Mariana’s honor. Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.walterfunerals.com.