Patricia Brown

Patricia Brown

Patricia A. Brown of Paonia died Sept. 7, 2018, at HopeWest Care Center in Grand Junction. She was 77.

A celebration of life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Paonia Christian Fellowship.

Patricia Ann Corry was born Aug. 19, 1941, to Edward and Augusta (Holsconn) Corry in Chicago, Ill. She spent her childhood and attended schools in Chicago and Fullerton, Calif., graduating from Fullerton High School in 1958. She obtained her cosmetology degree from Riverside College in 1960.

On Aug. 29, 1959, she married William Brown Jr. in Anaheim, Calif. The Browns moved to Paonia 19 years ago from Lake Montezuma, Ariz.

Mrs. Brown enjoyed sewing, decorating, fishing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, William "Bill" Brown Jr. of Paonia; son, Steven (Deena) Brown of Prescott, Ariz.; daughter, Janet Wiens of Fruita; brothers, Thomas Corry of Las Vegas, Nev., and Donny (Kathy) Corry of Reno, Nev.; sister, Sandra (Jack) Day of Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Dawn Brown.

Memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest, PO Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.

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