obit Christine Brown picChristine M. Hoobler Brown, 53, of Hopedale, died Monday, Nov. 17, at her home. She was born May 31, 1961 in Dennison, Ohio, a daughter of the late C. Raymond and Carolyn Wilson Hoobler.

Christine was a retired employee of the Harrison County Home for thirty years. She was a member of the Hopedale Church of Christ. People knew her as a lovely lady with a winning smile.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by a brother, Donald R. Hoobler. Surviving are her husband Joseph W. Brown; a son, Brandon (Tracia) Dunfee of Cadiz; two grandchildren, Braylee and Trae Dunfee; a stepson, Bryan (Lori) Brown of Cambridge; two stepdaughters, Jennifer (Jacob) Schleining of Cambridge and Sarah Brown of Monroe, OH; and two step-granddaughters, Hillary Schleining and Allison Brown.

Friends may call Thursday, 2-4 and 6-8 at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, where funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. with Dean Blythe officiating. Burial will follow at Center Unity Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150,

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