Marlena R. Brown

Marlena R. Brown, 59, of Marion, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, at 4:24 a.m. at Marion General Hospital.

Mrs. Brown graduated from Marion High School and worked as head of the "Doctor's Lounge" at Marion General Hospital.

She was born Feb. 2, 1960, in Elwood to Walter Manis and Frankie Hevron Weaver. She married Joel Brown, and he survives.

Survivors include a daughter, Anna (Lonnie) Upshaw, of Upland; a son, Robert Hiatt, of Huntington; a stepson, Jason Brown, of Marion; a stepdaughter, Jessica Brown of Muncie; two sisters, Lisa Manis and Cathy (Pedro) Rivas; a brother, Walter (Elizabeth) Manis, of Indiana; six grandchildren, Tyler Wilson, of Terre Haute; Austin (Regan) Hiatt, of Fort Wayne; and Lonnie Upshaw Jr. and Nevaeh Johnson, both of Upland; Ruby Brown, of Muncie; and Audrey Hiatt of Huntington.

Calling is Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion. A service of celebrtion will held Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Mick Simpkins officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Grant Memorial Park.

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