Gloria J. Brown, 87, of McConnelsville, passed away at 3:50 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2019, at Highland Oaks Health Center in McConnelsville.
She was born September 21, 1931, in Muskingum County, the daughter of the late Martin Clifford Primmer and Gladys Beavers Primmer.
She was a dental assistant, a member of the Malta United Methodist Church and a candy striper.
She is survived by her children, Jill (TJ) Reed of McConnelsville, Butch (Jane) Brown of McConnelsville and Brett (Teresa) Brown of McConnelsville; grandchildren, Bart (Sheri) Brown, Josh (Lisa) Brown, Seth (Stephanie) Brown, Micah (Daniel) Howdyshell, Blake (Kendra) Brown, Brittany (Shawn) Shannon, Breanna (Josh) Ewing, Courtney Wimer, Charly (Daniel) Southhall and Carter Reed; 30 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Bill Brown, who died August 4, 2010; a son, Chuck Brown; brothers, Donald Primmer and Philip Primmer.
At her request, a cremation will take place, and her ashes will be buried beside her husband, in Maple Grove Cemetery in Lancaster, at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Malta United Methodist Church.
Miller-Huck Funeral Home, in McConnelsville, is entrusted with arrangements.