Dorothy R. Brown


Dorothy R. Brown, 88, of Bellefontaine, passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Heartland of Bellefontaine.

She was born in Green Camp on May 1, 1925, to the late Charles William and Clara Bertha Schlecht Rush.

On March 9, 1947, she married William Homer Brown in LaRue and he preceded her in death in 1997. Also preceding her in death are 14 siblings, she being the last of 15, and they are all together now.

Surviving are her children, Esther Marie Baker of Bellefontaine, Clarissa Ann (Gary) Heath of West Liberty and William H. (Judy) Brown Jr. of East Liberty; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Dorothy worked for Scotts, Banknote in Dublin and Midwest Express, and was a cook at East Liberty schools, a greeter at Kroger in Bellefontaine and most recently, a hostess at Wal-Mart.

She was a member of the Middleburg Methodist Church and the S&C Club.

A private family burial is at a later date in the Middleburg Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where condolences may be expressed at