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Marian R. Brown

October 1, 1939 — August 12, 2022

Marian R. Brown, 82, of Taylorville, Ill, formerly of Springfield, Ill, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2022, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Ill. Marian was born on October 1, 1939, the daughter of James “Bratch” and Lillie (Flatt) Johnson in rural Montgomery County, Ill. She was a 1957 graduate of Rochester High School. She retired after many years working for the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Marian is survived by her loving children: Dana (Rick) Broaddus of Raymond, Ill, Sandra Bauswell of Taylorville, Ill, and Kevin (Sheila) Bauswell of Chillicothe, Ill; grandson: Nathan Broaddus of Morrisonville, Ill; sisters: Avanelle Cook of Edinburg, Ill, Cora Carriker of Taylorville, Ill and Robert Johnson of Taylorville, Ill; She was also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Marian was preceded in death by her parents, infant daughter: Angela, sisters: Juanita Miller, Elizabeth Loledia Hammann, Pearl “Freda” Myers, Reda “Josephine” Melzer; brothers: Charles Johnson, Frank Johnson, James Millard Johnson, and Lark Johnson;

A visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, Ill; A funeral service will be held immediately following at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Jim Wagahoff officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Marian’s name can be made to the Raymond-Harvel Ambulance Service. The family of Marian would like to express their sincerest gratitude to the volunteers of the Raymond-Harvel Ambulance Service, for their exceptional care.

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