Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Manda P. (Brown) Williams

Manda P. (Brown) Williams, age 81, of Newark, Ohio, died Sunday, November 3, 2013.

Manda was born June 7, 1932 in Elliott County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late William and Eliza Jane (Crisp) Brown.  A homemaker her entire life, Manda enjoyed crocheting, and loved watching westerns, antiquing and going to auctions and garage sales.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Amos Williams,  whom she wed on June 27, 1951; a daughter: Jeanette (Steve) Alkire of Heath, OH; 2 grandchildren: Nicholas Hester and Amanda Hester; a step granddaughter: Katie (Paul) Holcomb; 2 great grandchildren: Kianna Hester and Aniyah Hester; 2 step great grandchildren: Lily Holcomb and Dakota Holcomb; a brother Paul (Jewell) Brown of Shelby; a sister-in-law: Winnajean Brown of Fairborn, OH; Nieces and nephews including James (Marguerite) Hudson of Mansfield.

She was preceded in death by 4 brothers: Oliver, Elbert, Homer and Charles Brown; 2 sisters: Julia Carpenter and Oma Markwell.

Family and friends are welcome on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Special services that evening will begin at 7 PM.

Funeral services will be on Thursday at 10:30 AM at the funeral home conducted by Elder Jim Curry and Elder Delmas Hall. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. bro.paul williams says:

    so sorry to hear opf your loss. our prayers are with the family

  2. Charles & Joanne Nickles says:

    Brother Amos & family. So sorry for the loss of a special person. We will miss her at Little Ruth & I pray the Lord will take all of you in His arms & give you the strength to endure the coming days.
    Heart of love Charles & Joanne

  3. Goldie (Stamper) Wireman & family says:

    Amos and family,
    We all were blessed to have Mandy in our lives as a beautiful cousin as well as a wonderful friend. She will be greatly missed. May the Comforting Spirit of God embrace you and give you peace.
    Goldie (Stamper/Brown) Wireman
    David and Sheila Tackett & family
    Tim and Vicki Wireman & family
    Terry Wireman & family

  4. Marilyn Gosha says:

    My prayers and condolence goes to the Brown and Williams family. Ms. Manda lived a fulfilled life indeed. I Hope all family members and friends find comfort in Jehovah Gods message found in John 5:28, 29. According to Jehovah’s promise, Ms. Manda, though sleeping in death, has the hope of the resurrection to enjoy life again on this same earth (Ecclesiastes 1:4; Psalms 104:5). Again please accept my condolence.

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  6. Karen Brown says:

    We are very sorry to hear of your loss. She will always be remembered with the fondest of thoughts.
    Our prayers are with you and all of the family.

    Winigene Brown
    Karen Brown

  7. Debbie Scott says:

    Jeanette and Amanda,
    So sorry for your loss. Having gone through the same thing I know your pain. Remember the good times, Cherish the memories that you have. Laugh lots about the funny and silly things that you remember.

  8. Della stepp says:

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mandy. She was a lovely and sweet person. Our deepest condolences to Amos and family and Paul and family..She will be missed.
    We will not be able to attend due to prior commitments.
    Our thoughts will be with you.. God Bless
    Joe and Della Stepp
    Joe Stepp Jr.

  9. Clifford and Kathy Hall says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss Uncle Amos, may God comfort you through out your days, our hearts and prayers are with you.

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