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Francella Brown
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In memory of
Francella Brown
Brown, Francella 5/22/1933 - 10/26/2019 Grand Rapids Francella Iris Brown, age 86 of Grand Rapids, MI went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at home with family by her side. Fran was born in Detroit, MI on May 22, 1933 the daughter of the late Ira Willis and Rose Ann Morlan. Fran began working at Kmart in Wyoming in 1967 until she retired in June of 1996. She performed many jobs in her time there and made some lifelong friends that she saw over the years. She was very creative in writing, gardening, ceramics, painting with water colors, crocheting and sewing. She was an active member at her church, Hope Christian Reformed in Grandville, MI. Her faith in God lead her to make a difference in the lives of those around her including at church, her neighbors, school children, friends and family. Fran had 7 children who she loved dearly. They are Dale (Barbara) Plowman, Roger Plowman, Gary (Vicki) Plowman, Nancy (Don) Lemon, Wayne (Kwi Sun) Plowman, Shirley Plowman, and Barbara (Daniel) Foster. Francella was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Kyle Rae McGregor. She had several additional grandchildren. Lori (Richard) Bryant, Alison (Ryan) Kucera, Vicky (Dale) Bessey, Dennis Warner, Michael (Jacque) Hinds, Jenifer Plowman, Roger Plowman, Allen Plowman, Chrystal Plowman, Gary (Penny) Plowman, Michelle (Ryan) Temple, Wayne Plowman, David (Elizabeth) Wenger, Stacy (Steven) McKinney, Sarah Lewis, Samantha (Andrew) Sigmon, Andrew (Michelle) Foster. Fran had many great grandchildren and even some great, great grandchildren. She had 2 sisters and 2 brothers, many nieces and nephews. Her family was extensive but she made it a point to play an active role in all of their lives. At Francella's request, her family has made arrangements with her church to have cake and coffee served on November 17, 2019 after the 9:30 AM church service. A picnic lunch is planned to celebrate our wonderful mother, grandmother, friend and mentor's life in May 2020.
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Grand Rapids, MI 49548
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In memory of
Francella Brown
Brown, Francella 5/22/1933 - 10/26/2019 Grand Rapids Francella Iris Brown, age 86 of Grand Rapids, MI went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at home with family by her side. Fran was born in Detroit, MI on May 22, 1933 the daughter of the late Ira Willis and Rose Ann Morlan. Fran began working at Kmart in Wyoming in 1967 until she retired in June of 1996. She performed many jobs in her time there and made some lifelong friends that she saw over the years. She was very creative in writing, gardening, ceramics, painting with water colors, crocheting and sewing. She was an active member at her church, Hope Christian Reformed in Grandville, MI. Her faith in God lead her to make a difference in the lives of those around her including at church, her neighbors, school children, friends and family. Fran had 7 children who she loved dearly. They are Dale (Barbara) Plowman, Roger Plowman, Gary (Vicki) Plowman, Nancy (Don) Lemon, Wayne (Kwi Sun) Plowman, Shirley Plowman, and Barbara (Daniel) Foster. Francella was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Kyle Rae McGregor. She had several additional grandchildren. Lori (Richard) Bryant, Alison (Ryan) Kucera, Vicky (Dale) Bessey, Dennis Warner, Michael (Jacque) Hinds, Jenifer Plowman, Roger Plowman, Allen Plowman, Chrystal Plowman, Gary (Penny) Plowman, Michelle (Ryan) Temple, Wayne Plowman, David (Elizabeth) Wenger, Stacy (Steven) McKinney, Sarah Lewis, Samantha (Andrew) Sigmon, Andrew (Michelle) Foster. Fran had many great grandchildren and even some great, great grandchildren. She had 2 sisters and 2 brothers, many nieces and nephews. Her family was extensive but she made it a point to play an active role in all of their lives. At Francella's request, her family has made arrangements with her church to have cake and coffee served on November 17, 2019 after the 9:30 AM church service. A picnic lunch is planned to celebrate our wonderful mother, grandmother, friend and mentor's life in May 2020.
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3627 Linden Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
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