Bernice Pauline Brown, 85, of Oberlin, formerly of McDermott, Ohio died Tuesday, October 30, 2012 in Oberlin. She was born May 12, 1927 in Blue Creek, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles and Hildra Martin.
On June 24, 1946 she was united in marriage to Ollie F. Brown, who preceded her in death, September 8, 2003. Bernice was a member of the Beech Fork Church.
She is survived by two sons, Robert L. Brown of Lorain, and Jerry R. Brown of Marion, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and two brothers, Donald Martin of McDermott, Ohio, and Larry Martin of Lucasville.
She was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth R. Brown; one brother, Charles Ray Martin; and one sister, Betty Hobbs.
Funeral service will be 11 A.M., Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Beech Fork Church, with Pastor Debbie Baer officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Fork Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 P.M., Friday, November 2, 2012 at the Botkin Funeral Home in Otway and from 10 to 11 A.M. Saturday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Beech Fork Church, 1847 S.R. 348, Otway, OH 45657. www.botkinfuneralservice.com.