COLUMBUS - Alma G. Brown, 87, died Monday, April 8, 2013, with her family by her side.
She was born Aug. 26, 1925, in Marianna, Ark., the daughter of Lucy Allen and Eddie Lott.
Alma was a housekeeper for the State of Ohio Department of Natural Resources and formerly a member of The Church of Jesus Christ in Kinsman.
Survivors include five daughters, Karen L. Brown of Ashtabula, and Alberta D. Rucker, Cheryl A. Nnadi, Sandra D. Brown-DeRamus and Patricia J. Brown, all of Columbus; three sons, Belzonia Jr. of Andover, Charles R. of Columbus and Leon D. of Scottsdale, Ariz.; a sister, Lela Luse of Cleveland; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a husband, Belzoner Brown Sr.; a stepson, Leroy South; and two sisters and four brothers.
A funeral service will be held at noon Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ in Kinsman. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service Saturday.
Arrangements were handled by Baumgardner Funeral and Cremation Service.