Nellie Brown

December 18, 2020


Nellie Brown, loving wife, mother and grandmother, departed this life on Friday, December 18, 2020, at the age of 91. Nellie was born December 14, 1929, in LaGrange, Georgia to her late parents, Charles and Sarah Beasley. She was one of 6 siblings who has preceded her in death: Frank Moore, Bennie Moore,Johnny Moore, Mary "Dollbaby' Moss, and Mamie Moore Hardy.

Nellie relocated to Cleveland, Ohio in her 20's and married J.W. Brown. They raised two children, Tyrone Brown and Diane Brown. Nellie managed property for M.C. Company for 52 years while simultaneously working at John Carroll University Food Services for 15 years. Nellie was known for her vivacious spirit. She was naturally the life of the party. She had  passion for life, loved to listen to good music, cook, and surround herself with family members and friends. Nellie fought a long, hard battle with a chronic illness. She never let it define her. She defined it. Unfortunately, the sun set on Friday, December 18, 2020. She leaves to cherish her memories, her two children, Tyrone Brown and Diane Brown; three grandchildren, Tiffani Danielle Borden, Marco Brown, and Jermaine Brown; six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She will be missed by many family, friends, and all that have come to know  her.


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Private Interment

Lakeview Cemetery

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