Stella Brown

Stella BrownStella Brown, 103, of Rushville died at 1:55 p.m. Feb. 2, 2007, at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

She was born Feb. 12, 1903, in Pleasant View, a daughter of James and Addie Dunlap Malcomson.

Surviving are one daughter, Deloris Ozley of Rushville; one son, Charles “Chuck” (and Shirley) Orr of Rockford; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Eloise Orr; and one son, Gary Keith Orr; three sisters; four brothers; and one great-grandchild.

She worked as a dietician at Rockford Memorial Hospital and was an in-home healthcare provider until retiring.

She was a member of Pleasant View and Sugar Grove United Methodist churches and United Methodist Women.

Services were held Tuesday at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Schoolcraft officiating. Burial was in Messerer Cemetery near Frederick.

Memorials may be made to Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/7/2007