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Barbara Elaine (Jewell) Brown

Barbara Elaine Brown
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  Of Malden.  At 88 years of age, beloved wife of Francis K, with whom she recently celebrated 66 years of marriage.  Barbara is also survived by her children, Karen, Dana and his wife Marie, Janice and her husband Steven, Barbara and her husband Stephen, and Francis and his wife Theresa.  Barbara also leaves grandchildren Steven, Ashley, Dana Marie, Jacqueline, Francis III, Andrew, Robert, Leah, Meghan, Joseph, Daniel and great grandchildren Elijah, Nolan, Juliana, Ella, Jacob, Evelyn, Madison, Wesley, Beckham, Milley, Brown baby, and Rodriquez baby, several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was predeceased by her parents Dana L. and Anne M. Jewell and her grandson, 1st Lt. Scott F. Milley.  Her family was everything to her.  Our family owes a special debt of gratitude to our sister Karen for her tireless efforts on behalf of our mother.

  Barbara was a lifelong resident of Malden and a graduate of Malden High School (Class of 1952) and Salem State College (‘56).  A devout Christian, Barbara worshiped at the Forestdale Community Church in Malden for over 80 years and had a distinguished teaching career in the Malden Public Schools, where she and her husband taught at the Chester Holmes School together for thirty plus years.  She is fondly remembered by hundreds of students for her firm, sweet and caring ways.  She loved the underdog!  Barbara gave back to her beloved Malden community and held various leadership positions within the boards of the Davenport Memorial Home, the Bread of Life, the Malden YWCA, and the Forestdale Church.  She did it all with a quiet humility and compassion.

 Visitation was held at the Weir MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden, on Thursday, October 20.  Funeral service will be held on Friday, October 21 at 10:00 AM. in the Forestdale Community Church, 235 Forest St., Malden. The service will be livestreamed.  join via:https://1718-Forestdale-community-church.livecontrol.tv/7871258.  Burial will be in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden.

 Contributions in Barbara’s memory may be made to the 1st Lt. Scott F. Milley Memorial Foundation (https://1ltscottmilleyfoundation.org ) or the Forestdale Community Church of Malden.

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