NILES - Emily Elizabeth Brown, 13, passed away at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at Akron Children's Hospital, after a short illness.
Emily was born April 28, 2000, in Youngstown, the daughter of Jeremy Wayne Brown and Sonya Lee Miller.
A lifelong area resident, Emily was an eighth-grade student at Niles Middle School.
She attended Bible school every summer at First Presbyterian Church in Niles. She enjoyed playing softball, bowling and was a member of the school band.
Her family would like to say that she was a special and thoughtful person, and gave hope and life to five people as a LifeBanc organ donor. She is a hero and will be loved and missed.
Emily is survived by her parents; a brother, Jeremy D. Brown at home; grandparents, Michael Cornelius of Hanoverton, Suzanne Cornelius of McDonald, Cary Miller of Niles and Mary Scott of McDonald; a great-grandmother, Mildred Scott of Youngstown; and several uncles, aunts and cousins.
Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Holloway-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 611 Robbins Ave., Niles, where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Thomas Babrousek officiating.
Interment will be in Niles City Cemetery.
The family request that material contributions be made to the Emily E. Brown Memorial Fund at any Huntington Bank branch or at the funeral home.
Condolences can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.