At age 87, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on January 11, 2012. She was of Lansing. She was born July 12, 1924, in Browning, IL, the daughter of Jacob and Grace Smedly.
Sweet Georgia Brown was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was a grandmother to all at her cottage on McGilvery Lake where she cherished time with friends and family. She also loved spending time in Arizona with her sister and “#2 son, Gary Dwaine Padgett.”
She is survived by her children, Charlotte (Russell Launer) Sinadinos, Todd (Robbin) Brown, and Melinda Johnson; grandchildren, Christa, Stephen and Rachel Sinadinos, Sam and Sage Brown, Anthony Johnson, Morgan Patterson, and Katina Launer; her beloved great-grandchildren; sisters, Atha Snyder and Ledith Padgett; many beloved extended family members; and wonderful friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clark “Lefty” Brown in 1999; and brother, Jefferson Eugene Smedly.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 16, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel with Mr. Fred Tabor officiating. Interment will follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Sunday and 1 hour prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to McLaren Hospice.