Mrs. Marlene "Tweety" Brown, 67, Youngstown departed this life On Monday, December 26, 2021 in Dansville, Virginia.
Mrs. Brown was born January 13, 1954 in Clarksburg, WV., a daughter of Franklin O. and Mary Frances Lewis Sr. She lived in the Campbell, Ohio area, she went to South High School. She was a faithful member of New Beginnings Outreach Ministries. Was a Personal Care Aide with Homecare with Heart ,was a former Respiratory Therapist at Sharon Regional Medical Center (RT) in 2019. She studied Pastoral Studies at YSU,studied Bible Theology at Love Bible Institute graduating on May 26, 2011 and also graduated from Pharmacy Tech on March 31, 2011. Marlene loved watching tv shows like "Gun Smoke", other cowboy movies and "Andy Griffin". She loved to cook, travel, loved her grandchildren, and loved macaroni and cheese, especially Timmy's macaroni and cheese!
She leaves to mourn her passing her husband James Brown Jr., whom she married March 13, 1987 for 34 years, her children; Yolanda Hightower of Warren, Rhonda Hightower of Virginia, Raedonna (Terrance) Hightower of Warren, Ronald Hightower of Warren, 17 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild, siblings; Franklin O, Lewis Jr., of Youngstown, Rodney Lewis of Youngstown, Mary Beachum, Virginia Beachum, Frances Ramsey of Lima, Oh., Rene Lewis of Youngstown, Marsha Lewis Smith of Youngstown, her in-laws; James L. (Christine) Brown Sr., of Youngstown, Gwen Brown, of Youngstown, Fredd Brown, Veanneitta Gordon of Lucas, TX., and Christopher (Nikkie) Brown of Houston, TX., and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Jaron J. Hightower, her grandson; Calvron Moore, and her granddaughter; La'Fya D. Bills and her in-laws; Calvin E. Brown and Danise Brown.
Funeral service will be Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 11 am at New Beginnings Outreach Ministries at 2007 S. Schenley Ave. Friends may call from 10 to 11 am on Tuesday at the church.
Please remember to follow CDC guidelines (6 foot rule ) of social distancing and wearing your mask over your mouth and nose when entering the building.
F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home was given the honor to serve the family.