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Myrna Jane Brown-Yancey, 69, of Columbia City, died at 1:47 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born Sept. 23, 1940, she was a daughter of Lee Arthur and Ethel (Weeks) Brown.
Survivors include six daughters, Nila Leckrone-Born, Lila Leckrone-Gagnon, Debra Brown, Mary Brown-Coe and twins, Amy and Angie; two brothers, Gale Brown and Cleo Brown; sisters, Bonnie Brown-Knetter and Sandra Brown-Watkins.
Visitation will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral service will be on the same day at 1 p.m. with Certified Funeral Celebrant Eddie Beagles, CFSP, CFC officiating. Burial will follow at Greenhill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations in Myrtâ€™s memory be made to the final expense account c/o DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
To send the family condolences or sign the guest register book, visit www.demoneygrimes.com.