Winchester Press – obit – Edna Brown

Edna Brown

Edna Brown of Winchester, passed away on Sat.,Sept. 23, 2006 at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. She was83.
She was born in Winchester on July 24, 1923 to the late HaroldBlack and the late Mabel Black (nee Merkley). She was the motherof Sheila (Joe) Hopkins of Spencerville, Gary Black (Louella Smail)of Morrisburg, Brenda Brown (Basil Young) of Winchester, and Beth(Glen) Cleland of Winchester. She is survived by her sister SybilMerkley of Winchester. She was predeceased by a son Steven Brown,sisters Alice Casselman, Audrey McGowan, Mona Marcell, and FrancesHogg, and brothers Norman, Bert, and Gerald Black. She was thespecial aunt of Aileen (Lyal) Kehoe of Williamsburg and the sister-in-lawof Eric Hogg of Peterborough. She will be fondly remembered bynine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Edna was a homemaker and a lifetime resident of the Winchesterarea. She was an excellent cook and baker, and she enjoyed readingand listening to gospel music.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburgon Mon., Sept. 25. The funeral was held at the funeral home onTues., Sept. 26 with Rev. Blair Patterson and Rev. Noreen Gullonsofficiating, followed by interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery inChesterville. The pallbearers were Steve Hopkins, Paul Hopkins,Jeff Hopkins, and Burke Cleland.