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Clara B. Brown

August 14, 1935 ~ February 5, 2021 (age 85)


Clara B. Brown, 85, of Duncan Falls, died at 1:57 P.M. Friday, February 5, 2021 at Genesis Hospice-Morrison House, Zanesville. She was born August 14, 1935, in Zanesville, a daughter of the late John and Dortha Whitehouse Melvin. She was the owner and operator of Duncan Falls Video, a lifelong bookworm, and had served as a librarian at South Zanesville Elementary School, South Zanesville.

Surviving are three daughters, Cheryl (John) Leach, Benita DeCaro and Susan (Dave) Bishop; a son, Bryon Brown II; grandchildren, Gregory Leach, Tina Leach and Nathaniel Brown.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bryon Brown , who married April 2, 1955, brothers, Charles Fisher, Edward Fisher, John Melvin, Lloyd Melvin and Donald Melvin and a sister, Daynee Ball.

Per Clara’s wishes she has been cremated under the direction of BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE.

In Lieu of flowers contributions in Clara’s name may be made to John McIntire Library at  220 South 5th Street, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.

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