INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Barbara Brown, 86, died at 8:15 p.m. on July 8, 2019, at Westside Garden Plaza in Indianapolis. She was born on Jan. 19, 1933, in Van Wert, to the late Karl and Dollie (Lee) Baxter. On March 18, 1952, she married Edsel W. Brown, who preceded her in death. Together, they had two sons, David and Gregory Brown.

Barbara will be interred privately in Woodland Cemetery next to her husband.

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Funeral arrangements entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory.