Princess M. B. Brown


Princess Marybella Lina Brown was born October 13th, in Youngstown OH, to Jim and Stella Lousie Little. She graduated from South High School in 1982 She served in the U.S. Army for 10 years and was stationed in Germany, Turkey, Louisiana, and Washington D.C. Princess was employed at American Electric Power during her time in Columbus, OH, as a Senior Administrative Assistant. She enjoyed playing Bingo and going to the Casino. She also enjoyed reading and watching crime investigation shows. She loved listening to Prince and Blues music. 

Princess was many things to many people. She was everything to her family. She was a daughter, a sister, a hero, an aunt, a friend, a mother, and a wife. Princess truly had a heart of gold. She always looked out for others, lending a listening ear and arms for a hug. 

Princess is preceded in death by the following relatives: father, Jim Little; mother, Stella Little; sisters, Adria Shannon and Joyce Shannon; uncle, Benny Heard; aunt, Bernice Heard; mother-in-law, Ronnneatta Brown; and brother-in-law, Rodney Brown.

Princess is survived by her husband, Raymond Brown, sons, Raymond Brown Jr. and Logan Brown. Princess was also loved by her brothers, Dennis (Catherine) Little, Jim (Cythnia) Little III; sister, Therasa Hilton; goddaughter, Destini Dawson; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews, a host of other relatives, friends, and her American Electric Power work family.

Visitation 9:00am and Funeral 10:00am Saturday, April 20, 2024 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Evergreen Burial Park.

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Condolence Messages

  1. LaTisha Dannals and family

    Princess was a beautiful soul I pray for the family I pray for her husband her kids and the entire family love y’all

  2. Addison Little and family

    Raymond and family my prayers are with you. I pray that God will give you strength. Those who hope in the Lord he will renew their strength.

  3. Desanee Dawson

    Thank you for setting an example for what a great auntie is for me. Although you’re no longer here, your spirit will forever live in my heart. I’ll miss all the time we spent together. I love you forever Aunt Princess.

  4. Ray,
    I never met your wife but she sure seems wonderful from the tributes and condolences. What a great tribute the video is especially for people who did not know her. Our prayers are with you. Let us know if there is anything we can do.
    Mike and Deidra

  5. Darlene Walls Wagner

    Truly proud to have known her

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