Lila Jean (Hawkins) Brown

October 13, 1930 ~ April 23, 2022 (age 91)


Lila J. Brown, age 91, passed away on Saturday April 23, 2022 at her home in Littlefield, AZ.
She was born Oct 13, 1930 in Quincy, Kansas to Lloyd & Elberta Hawkins. She was married to Charlie J. Brown for 42 years.

She was raised in Kansas and spent her early adult life in northern CA, OR & NV.  Nevada is where she met the love of her life, Charlie.  Shortly after their marriage they moved to the island of Kauai, Hawaii.  They jointly built a successful building contractor business as well as a retail lumber company.

Upon retirement, they moved to the US mainland & enjoyed fishing & RV-ing all over the west coast.

She is survived by her 3 children: Susan (Clayton) Smith, AZ; Debbie (Tom)Churchill, CA;
Charles (Michaela) Brown, WA.  She is also survived by her sister, Betty Robinette, OR.  as well as  several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by 3 children: Peggy, Michael, and Linda, as well as her husband Charlie.

Visitation will be held Monday May 2, 2022 at 10 am, followed by a Memorial Service at  11:00 am at the Virgin Valley Mortuary, 310 E. Old Mill Road, Mesquite, NV. Interment will follow at the Beaver Dam Cemetery, Beaver Dam, AZ.  Friends and family are invited  to leave a message or memory in their Guest Book at

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May 2, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Virgin Valley Mortuary, Nevada

Memorial Service
May 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Virgin Valley Mortuary
320 E. Old Mill Rd.
Mesquite, NV 89027

May 2, 2022

12:30 PM
Beaver Dam Cemetery
3493 E Sonny Graham Way
Littlefield, AZ 86432

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