DOOLITTLE MILLS — Helen Fay Brown, age 92, of St. Croix, Ind., passed away on Oct. 13, 2022 at Todd Dickey Nursing Home in Leavenworth, Ind.

She was born to Dale Sturgeon and Dora (Hall) Sturgeon on Dec. 13, 1929, in Doolittle Mills, Perry County, Ind.

Helen was a member of The Bristow Christian Church and she read her Bible faithfully. Helen enjoyed gardening and canning from her vegetable garden, working crossword puzzles and believed in natural remedies for healing the body. She also was a poet; she enjoyed writing poems.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and her siblings, Ausbel Sturgeon, Lee Sturgeon, Mary Ann Quackenbush and Jerry Sturgeon.

Helen is survived by her husband of 75 years, Loren Brown; her six children, Dencil “Dink” (Lorrain) Brown of St. Croix, Ind., David (Brenda) Brown of St. Croix, Ind., Rita (Curt) House of Corydon, Ind., Mike Brown of Marengo, Ind., Larry Brown of St. Croix, Ind., Garry (Barbara) Brown of St. Croix, Ind.; her 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 26 great-great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Opal Sturgeon Hammond and LaDonna Sturgeon Smith.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 16, at Denbo Funeral Home in English, Ind.

Visitation was Saturday, Oct. 15, and also Sunday, Oct. 16 until service time.

Officiating the funeral service was Albert Madden and Kern Quackenbush with burial following at Doolittle Mills Cemetery.

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