Doris M. Brown of Buffalo, a homemaker and retired nurse, died unexpectedly Tuesday in Millard Fillmore Hospital, three days after her 78th birthday.
Born Doris McGee in El Dorado, Ark., she attended school in Arkansas and came to Buffalo in 1943. She completed two years of college and was a licensed practical nurse. She also was a production worker at the Harrison Radiator plant in Buffalo.
Honored by Calvary Baptist Church for more than 50 years of service, she was a member of the usher board. She also was a member of Order of the Eastern Star.
In retirement, she earned a computer literacy certificate.
She was the widow of Lewis Brown.
Surviving are seven daughters, Diane Officer, Vivian Whitehead, Shirley Evans, Angelette Evans, Brenda Davis, Carolyn Jones and Joyce Elliott, all of Buffalo; three sons, Aaron M. Evans, James A. Evans and Darryl Parker, all of Buffalo; 47 grandchildren; 86 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at noon Tuesday in Calvary Baptist Church, 1184 Genesee St. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga.