Oramel Gene Brown, 99, of Franklin, passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin.
Gene was a member of Daughters of the Nile, Smyrna Guild, Ladies’ Oriental Shrine, Prospect Order of the Eastern Star, Amaranth and White Shrine of Jerusalem.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Erwin Everett Brown.
She is survived by her four children, Shirley (Bruce) Martin, Barbara (Claud) Hayes, E. Ed (JoAnn) Brown and Sarah Adams; a brother, William Hartsaw; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park North, 2706 Kessler Blvd. West Drive, Indianapolis. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home. An Amaranth service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.flannerbuchanan.com.