Barbara Brown, age 78, of Simpson, IL passed away July 11, 2018 at the Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
Barbara was born January 15, 1940 to Hugh and Hazel (Derring) Travelstead in Harrisburg, IL.
She worked at the Golconda Job Corp., an avid dog lover and liked the outdoors.
Barbara is survived her son, Michael (Anice) Beltz of Harrisburg, IL; step son, Richard Brown; step daughter, Brenda Brown; six grandchildren, Kevin Beltz, Brandon Brown, Kaci Beltz, Jamie Solomon, Chelsea Swinford, Amelia Brown; six great-grandchildren; weiner dog, Daisy.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jerry Brown; daughter, Lynn Swinford.
Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Glendale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Barbara’s passion for animals to: Project Hope Humane Society, 1698 W. 10th St., PO Box 125, Metropolis, IL 62960 or a local animal shelter of your choice.