Clara Dean Brown, 86 of Ringgold, Georgia, died on Sunday, May 20, 2012.
She was born in McMinn County, Tn., to the late Jesse James Dean and Mamie Swafford Dean Courtner.
Clara retired from Top Flight Inc. after 50 years of service and was a member of Eastern Star in Ringgold #245, and a member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church in Ringgold.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lee Roy Brown, siblings, Irene Lynn, and George Arthur Dean.
Survivors include her children, Chris (Sandra) Brown and Debbie (Howard) Walthour all of Ringgold, siblings, Georgia Bell Ingram of Etowah, Patsy Elliott of Cleveland, grandchildren, Cathy (Chris) Cooke, Crystal (Whitney) Mantooth, Camie (Shane) Clark, Melissa (Todd) Harbort, Christopher Brown, Jr., Leo (Krista) Walthour, Stephanie (Jason) Bone, 13 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22, at Pine Grove Cemetery with Reverend Neal Brown officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sheriffs Boys Ranch and/or Cedar Hill Baptist Church.
Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home-Fort Oglethorpe.