RICHLAND, Wash. Barbara F. Brown, 64, of Hermiston died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, Wash. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Brown was born April 4, 1946, in La Grande to Chester Clayton and Othella Fay Delany Brown. She was raised and attended school in Union. She then moved to Baker City, where she worked at St. Elizabeths Nursing Home before moving to Hermiston in the early 1980s. She married Larry D. Brown in 1987 in Hermiston.
She worked at Lamb Weston in Hermiston for a short time before going to work for Lamb Weston in Boardman on the trim line, where she worked until failing health forced her to retire in 1991. They lived in Irrigon, Stanfield, Umatilla and Hermiston since.
Mrs. Brown is survived by her husband, Larry Brown of Hermiston; sons Brandon Brown and Gordon Gorham, both of Hermiston; daughter Lynne McCormick of Culver; stepdaughter Teresa Brown of Stanfield; brothers Monte Brown of Castle Rock, Wash., and Delbert Brown of SeaTac, Wash.; sisters Dody McCrae of Union, JennaLee Scarbrough of Baker City and Jannelle Lombard of Milwaukie; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mid Columbia Kidney Center, 117 S. 3rd Ave., Pasco, WA 99301.
Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements. Sign the condolence book at www.burnsmortuaryhermiston.com.