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Myrtle G. Brown Early, 95, of Portsmouth, Ohio, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Crystal Care in Portsmouth.
She was born May 11, 1922, in OldTown, to Thomas and Margaret Lemaster Brown.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Early; a son, John D. Early; a granddaughter, Kelly Early; seven sisters, Lorene, Leona, Arizona, Oma, Roberta, Dexter and Maxine; and five brothers, Frank, Jesse, Albert, Leslie and Theodore.
Myrtle retired from Williams Shoe Company after many years of service. She enjoyed gardening, raised beautiful flowers and was a faithful member of the Jehovah's Witnesses.
She is survived by a daughter, Patricia (Roy) Imes; a brother, Kenneth Brown; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Drummer Early; three grandchildren, Jennifer Imes, Holly Imes Stark and Jeffery D. Early; and six great-grandchildren.
A service will be at later date at the convenience of the family. Condolences may be sent to DWSwickNelsonFuneralHome.com.
Published on June 21, 2017
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