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Twyla June Brown
  • April 10, 1930
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  • May 16, 2018

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Twyla June Shepherd Brown

April 10, 1930 – May 16, 2018

 A much-loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, aunt and sister, Twyla June Brown, 88, of Leesburg, Florida, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at her home. 

Born April 10, 1930, in Belle Center, Ohio to Arthur Chester and Florence Daisy (Yazell) Shepherd, she was the tenth of twelve children in the Shepherd family.

She graduated from Belle Center High School in 1948, and beauty school in Columbus, Ohio.  She worked for seven years as a beautician, and co-owned and operated several family businesses, including REBCO Wholesale Floral Supply in Leesburg, Florida.

She loved making beautiful, one-of-a-kind quilts and hooked rugs for family and friends.  One of her quilts won Best in Show at the Lake County Fair.

She also faithfully served her church family at Haines Creek Baptist by preparing and serving dinners, decorating the sanctuary, and teaching Sunday School.

Twyla is survived by her sister, Jeanne Brown of Gahanna, Ohio; son, Jeffrey Richard Brown and wife, Donna of Leesburg, Florida; daughter, Jamie Lynn (Brown) Cochran and husband, Cliff of Eustis, Florida; son, Kelly Tyler Brown of Knoxville, Tennessee, and son, Daniel Scott Brown of Leesburg, Florida; granddaughter, Abigail Curtis and husband, Chris of Boulder, Colorado; granddaughter, Emily Lynn Wright and husband, Chris of Los Angeles, California; granddaughter, Jennifer Brown of Leesburg, Florida; grandson, Christian James Cochran of Eustis, Florida; granddaughter, Catherine Grace Cochran of Eustis, Florida; grandson, Tanner Brown of Knoxville, Tennessee; and granddaughter, Zoey Brown of Knoxville, Tennessee; great-granddaughters, Acadia and Ari Elle Curtis of Boulder, Colorado.

She was preceded in death by husband of 40 years, Richard Edgar Brown, with whom she had four children; and great-granddaughter Chloe Curtis.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 9 at 11 a.m. at The Warehouse Church in Leesburg, Florida.

 


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  1. Lisa Hawn lit a candle:
    08 Jun 2018
    Lit since June 8, 2018 at 6:34:02 PM

  2. Mike and Sandy Lindsay says:
    06 Jun 2018
    In Memory and honor of Jamie’ Mom and Family.

  3. The Warehouse Church lit a candle:
    04 Jun 2018
    Lit since June 4, 2018 at 6:12:19 PM

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    04 Jun 2018
    Lit since June 4, 2018 at 6:11:40 PM

  5. BBarlett says:
    03 Jun 2018
    Just want to mention that she also was a (cut throat) Mexican Dominoes Master!

  6. Kim Mayabb says:
    03 Jun 2018
    PRAYING for the family. Your mother was and is a beautiful woman of God!!

  7. Kim Mayabb lit a candle:
    03 Jun 2018
    Lit since June 3, 2018 at 6:02:52 AM

  8. Tim & Leslie Baker lit a candle:
    03 Jun 2018
    Lit since June 3, 2018 at 6:57:44 AM

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    03 Jun 2018
    Lit since June 3, 2018 at 6:35:34 AM

  10. Tim says:
    02 Jun 2018
    Jamie Cochran & Family; Earth hath no sorrow that heaven cannot heal. Our love and prayers are with you all in the loss of your Mother. May you find peace, hope & comfort in His love.
    God bless and keep you, Tim & Leslie Baker

  11. Philippe and Heidi Gamain lit a candle:
    02 Jun 2018
    Lit since June 2, 2018 at 6:58:41 PM

  12. John Zupek says:
    02 Jun 2018
    Jamie -- May God continue to be with you and your family as you walk through the passing of your mom. May the Lord release encouragement and new life into your family. God Bless and Shalom!

  13. John Zupek says:
    02 Jun 2018
    God be with Jamie and your family as you walk through the passing of your mom. May there be encouragement and new life within your family. God bless and Shalom!

    John

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    02 Jun 2018
    Lit since June 2, 2018 at 6:30:06 PM

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