Gladys M. Brown

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Gladys M. Brown, 91, of Marshalltown, Iowa, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, March 1, at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook, Iowa, with her loving family by her side.

Following cremation, she will be laid to rest in Garwin Cemetery, in Iowa, with graveside services only at a later date. For more information or to send a condolence, please visit or call 641-844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Gladys and her family.

Gladys was born on Aug. 29, 1926, in Mulberry, Kan. She attended school and graduated from Kansas Public Schools. In 1946, she was united in marriage to James S. Beasley in Fort Scott, and they moved to Iowa in 1950. James passed away on April 1, 1985. Gladys worked at Cooper Manufacturing Co. for 13 years and 10 years at R and H Grocery in Garwin, Iowa. In 1995, Gladys married Charles D. Brown, who passed away on April 1, 2011.

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter Linda Parks, of Garwin, Iowa; grandson, Scott Smith; great-grandchildren, Abbie, Joe, Danny and Klowie; great-great-grandchildren, Miles and Addison; and her stepchildren, Bob, Mary, Dick and Carol.

In death Gladys rejoins her first husband James; parents, Charles and Birdie; two brothers; seven sisters; second husband, Charles; and her son-in-law, Butch Parks.