Marylee Brown, age 87 of Madrid and formerly of Bagley, passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at the Madrid Home for the Aging in Madrid. Per Marylee’s wishes no services are planned. Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Perry assisted her family.
Marylee Brown was born on April 16, 1931 at Jamaica to Ray and Evelyn Dorothea (Stockburger) O'Connell. She attended Bagley High School graduating with the class of 1948. She was united in marriage to Myron Lovell Brown at Des Moines on February 25, 1956. She worked at the telephone office and grocery store in Bagley and later worked in Des Moines until she married Myron. They moved to the farm South of Jamaica and in 1976 she started working at Harland Ace Hardware in Perry until retiring in 1993. After retiring they moved to Bagley for several years before moving to Jefferson.
She enjoyed reading, fishing, gardening and later playing slot machines.
In death she rejoins her husband Myron Brown, parents, Ray and Evelyn O'Connell, 2 brothers, Kenneth and Danny O'Connell and 2 sisters Maxine Allen and Betty Ilene Taylor.
Left to cherish Marylee’s memory are her son, Cary (Robin) Brown, Madrid and grandson Alex Brown, Madrid.
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Perry, IA 50220
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