Justine Rose Brown


Justine Rose Brown, age 90, of Columbus, died peacefully in slumber Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017.

Her passage to Heaven will be celebrated by many loved ones who preceded her, including husband, B. Wayne Brown; mother, Jessie Watson Harding; and siblings, Anna “Hope” Dinkel, Harold “Bud” Harding, Janice “Dolly” Buchholz and infant Frances Harding.

Surviving are her three daughters, Constance Brown of Columbus, Camille Willmore of Columbus and Teresa Artman of Carmel. She will be greatly missed by seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She was a member and deacon of First Presbyterian Church in Columbus.

A graduate of Nashville (Indiana) High School and Ivy Tech, she also belonged to the American Business Women’s Association.

She was employed in city and county government offices and was an assistant field auditor for the Indiana State Board of Accounts.

Private family services will be held. Interment will be in Garland Brook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Brown County Historical Society or the donor’s charity of choice.

Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the family at barkesweaverglick.com.