Mary E. “Liz” Brown

Mary E. “Liz” Brown, age 86, a lifetime resident of Tecumseh, passed away peacefully on July 5, 2013 with her family at her side, under the care of Arbor Hospice. She was born on November 18, 1926 in Prattville, Mich., the daughter of Bradley and Nellie (Kime) Reasoner. She married Joseph F. Brown on July 19, 1952, and was a devoted wife and mother. Sadly, Joseph preceded her in death on December 3, 2002.Mary loved her dog, Rex, and liked visiting friends around town as she walked him. She enjoyed collecting teddy bears, traveling and exploring the beauty and peacefulness of Michigan. Mary was a determined and independent woman.Mary is survived by her son Gregory (Susan) Brown of Saline, and her daughter Susan (Steve) Timm of Long Beach, Calif. In addition to her husband, Mary was preceded in death by her parents, a brother George, and two sisters, Virginia Walz and Nona Reasoner.Visitations were held on Monday, July 8, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Tecumseh Chapel of Handler Funeral Homes. Funeral services were held on Tuesday starting at 11 a.m. with Pastor Tom Hawkins officiating. The family received friends on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Burial followed at Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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