Glory Dean Brown
July 26, 1939 - September 13, 2020
Glory Brown was the third of eight children born in Varnado, Louisiana to the late Henry and Rebecca Forbes Johnson. She departed this life on September 13, 2020 at the age of 81 years. She lived her life in the Varnado-Angie communities. She joined the Mary's Chapel United Methodist Church at an early age and served and raised her children in that church. She later became a member of Live Oak United UMC where she served as the lay leader, a lay-speaker, Class leader and Chairperson of Worship, Nurture and membership Care. She also served on District and Conference boards and committees.
Mrs. Brown completed high School at Wesley Ray High School, graduated from Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA, receiving a B.A. Degree in Elementary Education. She received a Masters +30 degree at Southeastern La University in Hammond, LA. She taught for 29 years as a faithful and loving teacher at Wesley Ray Elementary School in Angie LA where she touched the lives of many.
She was married to the late Ellis Leroy Spikes in 1959 and to this union three children were born. She later married the late Rev. Robert Brown.
She leaves to mourn her passing: Her three children, Rena Hillery of Washington State, Zebrina Harris(Marvin) of Lafayette, LA and Ellis A. Spikes (Christine) of Arlington, TX; 9 grandchildren, Shavar (Rachelle) , Jared, Candance (Draylon), Tiffany, Deroyce, Melissa, Ellis Jr, Elisha,and Ellyssa (Humberto) and 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruby Nell Weary (Conrad) of Bogalusa and Joyce Claiborne of Varnado, one brother Hosea C. Johnson of Angie, god-sister Lela Ratliff (Talmage) of Angie; four god-children, Debra Peters of Covington,LA, Glenda Pittman of Baton Rouge, LA, Tiffany Sims of Madison, MS and Timothy Moses (Laura) of Houston, TX and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her late husbands, Ellis Leroy Spikes and Rev. Robert Brown, one grandson Aaron Joshua Hillery, and three sisters and one brother.
The Graveside Service will be September 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM at B.B. Moses Memorial Park in Angie, Louisiana.