Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

April 21, 2013

Rosemary Dove Brown

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BATESVILLE, Ind. — Rosemary Dove Brown, 84, of Batesville, Ind., died Monday, April 8, 2013 while a patient in the Vitas Hospice facilities at Drake Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

She was born in Jasonville, Ind. to Laura and Noah Dove and was married on June 8, 1946 to Hubert Doyle Brown who preceded her in death 28 years ago on April 9, 1985. He was pastor of the Bramwell, W.Va. Wesleyan Church where she maintained her membership until her death.

Her son, Marcus, died in infancy but she is survived by her daughter, Norma Kay Brown Dean, her son-in-law Russell Dean of Cincinnati, Ohio and her granddaughters Dr. Susan Zimmerman of Salt Lake City, Utah and Julie Hendrickson of Florence, Ky.  She also has two great-grandsons, Steven and Jack Hendrickson of Florence, Ky.

Mrs. Brown’s remains will be cremated and buried beside her husband in Terre Haute, Ind. at a graveside service 1 p.m. EDT April 27th at Bethesda Cemetery on Thorpe Road North West Terre Haute, IN 47885.

Memorial gifts may be made in her honor to the Paralyzed Veterans of America at

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Craver-Riggs Funeral Home & Crematory of Milford, Ohio is in charge of arrangements.