Donna Gayle Brown

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Donna Gayle Brown, 64, of Adrian, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away at her home on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, following a lengthy illness. She was born on Jan. 1, 1948, in Nevada, to Roy Robert Young and Helen Bernice Shumaker Young. She married Gary A. Brown on June 28, 1968, in Commerce, Okla., and he survives of the home.

Donna grew up in Nevada and attended Nevada High School. She worked with her husband as office manager in Brown Refrigeration in Adrian for 20 years.

Survivors in addition to her husband, Gary, include two sons, Robert Musick and his wife, Melissa, Butler, Mo., and Rick Brown and his wife, Sheila, Marshfield, Mo.; grandchildren, Heather Berry and her husband, Jason, Blue Springs, Mo., Brytani Musick, Paris Island, S.C., Cody Brown, Marshfield, and Caleb Brown, Marshfield; one great-granddaughter, Kierstyn Berry; her mother, Helen Young, Nevada; one brother, Bobby Gene Young, Nevada; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with the Rev. John Prichard officiating. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery, Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society or the Wounded Warriors, in care of Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada.

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