Essie May Morton Brown-Essie May Morton Brown, peacefully transitioned on Tuesday evening, July 13, 2021
Essie was born in Campbell, Ohio on October 19, 1932 to George and Ethel (Peterson) Morton. She grew up in Campbell and attended schools there including Campbell Memorial until her junior year and then attended South High School in Youngstown where she met her high school sweetheart Walter Brown Jr. whom she married on June 9, 1951. Essie was a housewife until later in years when she worked for Strouss in downtown Youngstown and later at YSU for 20 years before retiring.
Essie leaves to cherish her memory her children, Jacquelyn Moran of CA, Kenneth of CA, David and Maureen Brown both of Youngstown. 4 grandchildren, 6 great children, and 1 great great grandchild, and a host of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Brown Jr, her son Walter Brown III, her grandson Michael Brown , whom she raised, her parents George and Ethel Morton and her 4 Siblings.
Celebration of Life will be on Friday, July 23 at St Andrewes AME church, 521 W. Earle Ave. Yo. Ohio. Calling hours 10am-Celebration-11am. FD Mason Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Covid protocols will be adhered to.