Wanda J. Carthorn, 1952-2013

YOUNGSTOWN – Wanda Joann Brown Carthorn, 61, of 1707 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, died at 3:50 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Northside Medical Center following an extended illness.

She was born Feb. 17, 1952, in Warren, the daughter of Richard and Gertrude Berry Brown.

Mrs. Carthorn retired from General Motors Corp. Lordstown Division as an assembler.

Survivors include two daughters, Terra Charnelle Brown of Virginia Beach, Va., and Charmaine Cynthia Brown of Youngstown; three brothers, Paul Leroy Brown of Lima, Darrell Brown of Charlotte, N.C., and Joseph A. Brown of Warren; one sister, Barbara Brown of Warren; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Carthorn; one son, Gregory Maurice Brown; and one brother.

Funeral services will be held noon Saturday at the Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Chapel in Warren, where calling hours are one hour prior to the service. Family also will receive friends at 703 Harlem St., Youngstown, at the home of her daughter.

Arrangements of comfort were handled by the Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home.