Gwendolyn  Brown


Gwendolyn G. Brown, 79, of Hoopeston, passed away at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Accolade Healthcare in Paxton.
Gwendolyn was born Nov. 11, 1939, in Lincoln, the daughter of Ralph and Beulah (Tyler) Glover. She married Roy Brown on June 16, 1957, in Danville. He preceded her in death Jan. 14, 2008.
She is survived by one daughter, Marcia Lee (Monty) Simmons of Hoopeston; sisters, Marcia (Larry) Smith of Hoopeston, JoAnn Binkley or Urbana; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, six brothers and three sisters.
Gwendolyn worked for the telephone office for several years and later owned The Darb-Brownie Lunch Counter with her husband, Roy, until her retirement. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting. She loved her entire family. Memorials may be made to the Hoopeston Animal Shelter.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Floral Hill Cemetery, Hoopeston. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston to assist them in honoring Gwendolyn's life. Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at: www.BlurtonFuneral
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Chuck Glover
Aug 20, 2019
Loved aunt Gwennie. Even though it's been a long time since I last seen her I always looked forward to her Christmas card and our phone call.
Janet Dotson
Aug 19, 2019
Remembering her🙂
Julie Roberts
Aug 18, 2019
Aunt Gwennie was a wonderful lady and one of my favorite Aunts growing up as a kid in Hoopeston. I could walk to downtown with change in my pocket and she may or may not charge me for that ice cold cherry coke at the Darb. She had warm hugs and kind words. I’m so sorry for the loss of your mom, I will keep the family in my thoughts and prayers.
mary a lytle
Aug 18, 2019
thoughts and prayers goes out to the family peace be with you pal hugz Montrose, mn
Maggie & Zech
Aug 17, 2019