Vickie Sue Brown

January 23, 1954 ‒ June 15, 2017

Marion, Ohio

Vickie Sue Brown, age 63, of Marion passed away peacefully and unexpectedly Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Grant Medical Center.

Vickie was born on January 23, 1954 in Marion, Ohio to William Perry and Adelene Brown.  Vickie attended Marion Harding High School where she was a 1972 graduate.  During Vickie’s senior year of High School she married the love of her life, Robert L. Brown, on March 3, 1972.  Together, they enjoyed 45 years of marriage, raising three sons and loving seven grandchildren who were her entire life.

In younger years, Vickie worked for The Fahey Bank Company at their North Branch. She later worked for Marion Head Start and The Marion City Schools where she was a cook, bus driver and teacher’s aide. Vickie had a strong love of children with special needs and would spend countless hours helping to develop their skills while never doubting their abilities.

Formerly Vickie and Robert were members of New Vision Community Church and Life Link Church.

Vickie will be deeply missed by her husband, Robert; father, William (Mary) Perry of Marion; sons, Bobby S. (Dawn) Brown of Tampa, FL., Scott A. (Niki) Brown of Marysville, and Bryon Matthew (Nicole) Brown of Marion, siblings, Robin (Dennis) Gast of Mansfield, Bruce Perry of Marion, Terry (Joe) Sansotta of Marion, Dan (Mikki) Perry of Green Camp, Bill Rish, Michael (Lisa) Rish, and Kathy Rish; numerous nieces, nephews and countless friends.

Vickie was preceded in death by her mother, Adelene Rish and sister, Shelly Rish.

Calling hours will be held at Snyder Funeral Homes, GUNDER/HALL Chapel, 347 West Center St.,  on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 11 am until 1 pm and 5 pm until 7 pm; come ready to share stories and fond memories. Private family burial will follow at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Vickie’s honor to The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 100 W. Old Wilson Bridge Road, Suite 118, Worthington, OH 43085.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to serve Vickie’s family and online condolences may be expressed by visiting

  • HeyBobby, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a wonderful woman. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Phil and I I are so sorry for your loss. Vickie was such a beautiful person inside and out. She was always laughing and enjoying life. She will be sadly miss by all those who knew her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God be with you. ❤️

  • Scott so sorry for your loss of your mother. Be comforted by your happy and wonderful memories you had with her! She was way too young. Much love and prayers are being sent o you and your family.

  • I am so sorry for ur loss Bob, Bobby, Scott, and Matt Brown. Vickie was truly a great Woman. She was so great to me when I was younger and around the family. She always made everyone she was with smile and feel loved. I hope that she may rest in peace and be In heaven watching over all of u and all of her grand babies that I know she loved and talked so dearly about. Vickie is going to missed dearly by so many people. I can’t believe she is gone. May god be with each you at this emotional time. Praying for all of you and your loss of a great wife, mother, grandma, and friend.

  • Our condolence are given . We are so sorry for your loss. God be with you. She will be sadly missed, by all.

  • God Bless you all. You have our deepest sympathy. We are so sorry for your loss. He will see you thru.

  • To all of the Brown family. So sorry about your loss. Mike and I were so shocked. Vickie was such a nice, jovial lady. Always had a smile n a great conversation at the Lake. We will miss seeing her. R.I.P. Vick!! Mike & Arica Hans

  • My sincere condolences to the family for your loss. May the promises in God’s word provide you with comfort and strength during this most difficult time. John 5:28-29

  • Bob and Sons:
    We were so sorry to hear about Vickie. She was always so friendly and kind. You have our deepest sympathy and our prayers at such a difficult time. May God bless all of you.

    Ron and Terri Stark
    Brent, Mandy and Lily Stark
    Joe, Heather, Peyton, and Quinn McCreary