Shirley L. Brown

Apr 09, 2018
Shirley Brown

Bingham — Shirley Lamont Brown, also of Thomaston, passed away April 4, 2018, peacefully at home with loved ones by her side. Shirley was born April 10, 1928, in Milford, Mass. When she was a young girl, her family moved to Union. She graduated from Appleton High School class of 1946. Shirley was a 60-plus-year member of Rebekahs and enjoyed doing word search and watching game shows. Her favorite was “Wheel of Fortune.”

Shirley was predeceased by her parents, Willard and Clara Hall Wentworth, two brothers, Bertrum and Maurice Wentworth, her husband, John Gardner Brown, and a son, Gardner (Tim) Brown – Vietnam 1969.

Shirley is survived by two sisters, Fern Griffin of Florida, and Priscilla Kennedy of Union; sons Lee Brown and wife Bonnie of Union, Glennn Sporie and partner Donna of Florida, Milton Brown and wife Beverly of Bingham, Zeke Brown and partner Karen Canali of Belmont, Larry Brown and wife Chris of Arizona, Ed Brown and wife Ruth of Arizona, Basel Brown and wife Shelley of Arizona, Aaron Brown and wife Julie of Arizona; and daughter Tracy Glass and husband Brian, also of Arizona. She is also survived by 24 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great- grandchildren, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

A graveside service will be held in July at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Appleton. Date and time will be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations in Shirley's memory can be made to the Appleton Alumni High School Scholarship Fund at P.O. Box 131 Union, ME 04862 c/o Lorna Hills, treasurer.

Arrangements are with Hall's of Thomaston. To extend online condolences visit

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