Obituary for Harriet Ruth Brown

Harriet Ruth Brown

Harriet Ruth Brown, 81, of Winona Lake, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, December 26, 2021 at her home.

Born on March 5, 1940, in Marshall County, Indiana, Harriet was the daughter of Claude and Ula Mae (Holderead) Davis. She was united in marriage to Harold Russell Brown on February 4, 1956, who was the love of her life with whom she shared a wonderful life of happiness.

Harriet retired from Owens Grocery Store with 45 years of service.

Harriet will be lovingly remembered by children Sarita (Rex) Burnett of McKinney, TX, Russell (Jackie) Brown of Pierceton, Alicia “Lisa” Eckert of Mentone, and Christine Brown of Winona Lake; 8 grandchildren Brandt Cox, Brook Moore, Kirk Burnett, Kyle Burnett, Rick J.R. Watters, Erik Watters, Nicholas Boardman, and Keegan Brown. In addition, she is survived by 10 great-grandchildren, Darren, Alivia and Donovan Cox, Zander Moore, Quinn, Claire, and Emily Burnett, Bree Watters, Camden Boardman, and Ava Brown; 2 great-great grandchildren Liam and Roronoa Cox; and 1 sister, Bonnie Barrett of Tippecanoe.

She was preceded in passing by her husband Harold Brown, both parents, 2 sisters Sarah French and Valeria Kintzel, 3 brothers, Chuck, Claude “Red” and Donnie Davis.

A visitation is planned from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday December 29, 2021 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. No further public services are planned.

Masks are optional, and social distancing is encouraged. No food is permitted at this time.

Memorial donations may be made to:

Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory – 2204 E Center St., Warsaw, Indiana 46580


Second Mile Missions -1135 Highway 90A, Missouri City, TX 77489


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