Emma Jane Brown, 97, of University Place, passed away April 14, 2011 in University Place, WA. She was born on April 16, 1913 to Thomas and Lois (Wright) Newey at Ogden, UT. She attended school at Ogden High School and Emma later worked as an assistant in a bank trust department. She spent 25 years as a volunteer church service worker doing name extractions.
Emma is survived by 3 sons - Thomas L. Varney of Santa Clara, UT, David J. Brown of University Place, WA, Gene D. Brown of Hillsboro, OR; sister - Inez Kruitbosch; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; numerous extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Wesley J. Brown and daughter Lynda Laney.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, April 22, 2011, 11:00 AM at the Soundview LDS Ward, 4219 Beckonridge Drive W., University Place, WA. Viewing 1 hour before service. Interment at Mountainview Cemetery. Arrangements by Edwards Memorial Center, 253-566-1008. Please share memories and condolences at www.edwardsmemorial.com