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Nancy L. Brown

Nancy L. Brown

Nancy L. Brown, 84, of Batesville, passed away at 12:07 p.m., Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Columbus Regional Hospital. 

She was born at Cross Plains on December 29, 1934, the daughter of Bryan “Boone” and Mary Katherine Laswell Mathews. 

Survivors include one daughter Monica (Glen) Leach of Batesville; grandson Stetson (Jena) Leach of Franklin; great granddaughter Adriana Leach; one brother Paul (Clarica) Mathews of Cross Plains, and one sister Janice Cook also of Cross Plains; Nancy was aunt to several nieces and nephews along with several great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her great granddaughter Juliana, and her brothers Clarence and Robert Mathews. 

Nancy was a 1952 graduate of Cross Plains High School. She was a 44 year employee of RCA in Indianapolis where she worked as a supervisor over the record department and the production of record albums. After retirement, and her return to Ripley County, she worked at Madison Electronics in Versailles. Nancy was an avid fan of the Cincinnati Reds and she enjoyed following NCAA basketball and filling out the brackets for March Madness. She also enjoyed playing cards and traveling, having visited all 48 of the continental United States. Nancy was a member of the Cross Plains United Methodist Church. 

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family with burial in the Cross Plains Methodist Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the cemetery in care of the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles.