Della Pauline Brown, age 91 passed away December 29, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born February 6, 1928 in Sumner, KY to Henry and Rachel (Davis) Sulfridge.
Della was a loving wife and mother who loved her family. She was also a lover of animals, both wild and domesticated. She enjoyed canning the produce that she raised in her garden and also spent many hours sewing and quilting.
Della leaves behind her husband of 57 years, James L.; 4 daughters; Priscilla “Tammy” Andrews; Lynda (Norman) Gainer, Maureen (James) Carloni, and Colleen (Mark) Sharp; grandchildren, Lonny, Chantel, Paul, Velvet, Gene, Robert, Lorene and Sean; 8 great-grandchildren; brothers, Gene, Bobby, Daniel and Tony Sulfridge; and sister, Corenia “Kitty” Hunt. She was preceded in death by daughter and son-in-law Patricia and Gregory Green; brothers, Ewel and Jerry Sulfridge; and sisters, Icie Hughes and Vernia Vanover.
Friends will be received 4-6 p.m. Saturday, January 4, 2020 at the Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River Street, Madison, OH 44057 with a service immediately following at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Final resting place will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery on Monday, January 6, 2020.
Contributions may be made in Della’s name to Hospice of the Western Reserve, PO Box, 72101, Cleveland, OH 44192.
Online obituary and condolences may be viewed at www.behmfuneral.com