NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio – Adrian Donnell (Donnie) Brown, age 39, of New Lexington, OH, formerly of Howland Township, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2016 while reaching out to help others in need.
On October 16, 2010, he married his best friend, Gabrielle (Onder) Brown.
Donnie graduated from Howland High School in 1994, and in 2003 he attended the Ministerial Training School of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Salisbury, NC.
Donnie worked at Sears for over 20 years.
His primary joy in life, along with Gabrielle, was sharing in their full-time Bible education ministry work. They attended the New Lexington Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, where Donnie served as an elder.
Besides his wife, Gabrielle, Donnie is survived by his: mother, Pamela (Daniels) Brown, siblings, Shelease Windle and Padrick (Sherry) Brown, grandmother, Betty Brown, in-laws, Paul and Mary Jo Onder, brothers-in-law, Joseph Onder and David (Danielle) Onder, niece, Ahjenae Windle, and nephews, Carter and Dominic Onder.
He was preceded in death by his father, David Wayne Brown. Donnie will be deeply missed by his dear family and many loving friends.
Family to receive guests from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at Secrest Auditorium, 334 Shinnick St., Zanesville, OH 43701.
Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S Silvat Inc, Youngstown, OH. To send condolences to Donnie’s family please visit: www.cremateohio.com.