Dottie Brown, 66

Dottie  Brown, 66, of Wabash, died at 6:47 p.m., Friday, April 28, 2017, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

She was born Sept. 29, 1950, in Paintsville, Ky., to George and Ella Mae (Boyd) Banks.

Dottie married Charles E. Brown in Wabash on Feb. 25, 1972.

She worked at Wabash Magnetics retiring in 2003, she also worked at Shirt Shed in Wabash. Dottie loved holidays, her family, and especially her grandchildren.  

She is survived by her husband, Charles E. Brown of Wabash, two children, Dwayne (Carol) Brown of Hermantown, Minn., and Tammy (Scott) France of Wabash; two grandsons, Jonah France and Jacob France, both of Wabash;  four brothers and a sister, her twin brother, Bobby Banks, Nila (Dave) Collins, Loyd Banks, and Charles Ray Banks, all of Van Lear, Kentucky, and George (Shelby) Banks, Jr. of Mt. Sterling, Ky.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and several brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 4-8 pm, Wednesday at the funeral home.

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Posted on 2017 May 02