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Ethlyn Brown

November 29, 1931 — January 27, 2022

Ethlyn Brown

Ethlyn Brown, of Portage, formerly of Plainwell and Vicksburg, passed away on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at the age of 90. Ethlyn was born on November 29, 1931 in Kalamazoo, MI. She was the daughter of Roy and Gladys (Hawn) Miller. On January 4, 1949 Ethlyn married the love of her life, Jack Brown, together they had three children: Janet, Lois, and Bill. Ethlyn loved to play on golf and bowling leagues. She loved playing cards with anyone willing to play. Ethlyn and Jack have had a special friendship with Bud and Marilyn Bekken for over 70 years.

Ethlyn is survived by her three children: Janet (Warren) Wright, of Vicksburg; Lois (Derry) Sanford, of Vicksburg; Bill (Cindy) Brown, of Plainwell; six grandchildren: Laura, Doug (Chad), Thomas (Beth), Jacob (Bethany), Jodi (Dennis), Chad; 8 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Ethlyn was preceded in death by her husband Jack Brown; parents; and brothers, Lester Miller and Gene Miller.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Helping Hands of Vicksburg.

While at www.amsfuneralhomes.com please take time to sign Ethlyn’s guestbook and/or share a memory with her family.

The Brown family is being cared for by the Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Homes and Cremation Society, 409 S. Main Street, Vicksburg, MI 49097. (269)649-1697

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