Mary Frances Brown

Mary Frances Brown, 87, of Buckhannon, WV (formally of Lacoma WV). Peacefully departed this life on June 4, 2024, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.

She was born October 8, 1936, in Logan County, WV, to the late Minnie (Goodman) Browning and the late Normal Toler and stepfather Raymond Browning. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Waldo Brown; son, Dennis Joe Browning; sister Shirley Mullins; brother, Normal Toler Jr, and grandson David Michael Brown.

She is survived by her daughter, Shelia (Frank) Spears; son, Michael (Jessica) Brown; two brothers, Larry Curtis Browning and Gary Toler; five sisters Gail Hedrick, Teresa Mosley, Lesley Walls, Stephanie Baldridge and Angela Toler; six grandchildren, Michael Moore, Dennis Joe Browning II, Andrea Haskins, Marissa Browning, Doug (Kate) Spears, and Sarah Spears; 12 great grandchildren, Kanye Brown, Anthony (Icie) Spears, Madison Moore, Taylor Woods, Jazzy Adams, Reggie Adams and Chaelynn Cox, Carissa, Lucas, and Miriella Hauskin, Luciano and Lily Stina; five great-great grandchildren, Lincoln and Deacon Brown, Elliott and Emryn Spears and Myles Woods; a special niece, Paula (Rick) Stacy; four special great nieces whom she helped raise, Nicole Hatfield, Tia Noon, Sheena (Joe) Smith, Latasha (Jack) Ellison and a host of other family and friends.

Prior to Mary’s sickness she had a passion for caring for the elderly and loved little children. She enjoyed country and gospel music and loved being around family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Friends will be received Monday, June 10, 2024, from 10:30 AM to 11 AM at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 11 AM Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Frank Spears officiating. Entombment will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum in Chapmanville, WV.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Feed the Children,

Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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