GERMANTOWN HILLS-Nancy Lea Crain-Brown, 68, of Germantown Hills, passed away at 12:56 pm Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at her residence. She was born on February 5, 1953, in Waco, TX, the daughter of Kenneth and Alberta Trosen Hubbard. She married Leonard J. Brown on June 13, 2003, in Peoria.
Surviving is her husband Leonard of Germantown Hills, her mother of Jacksonville, AR, five children Joy (Doug) McIntire of Peoria, Wendy (Kenny) Burroughs of Ward, AR, Tara (Fiancé Kyle Field) of Peoria, Chris (Shauna) Brown of Bangor, ME and David (Kayla) Brown of West Kingston, RI. Also surviving are 20 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, one sister Janet Hubbard of Jacksonville, AR, and her pups Cortana and Emmy. Her father preceded her in death.
Nancy worked at the Greater Peoria Contractors & Suppliers Association for 41 years, retiring as the Office Manager in July of this year. During her career, she was involved with and served as an officer of the Peoria, IL Chapter #184 of NAWIC (National Association of Women in Construction); she was also involved with the Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons Local 18 Joint Apprenticeship Training Fund. Nancy was active with the Construction Career Expo and also coordinated the annual DIOSH Day Events. Nancy was an Account Manager for the Central Illinois Mason Contractors Association. She had many friends in the Construction Industry, and she will be greatly missed.
Nancy served as treasurer for East Peoria Boat Club and the past treasurer for Detwiler Yacht Club. In her younger years, Nancy was a basketball coach at Beverly Manor in Sunnyland, IL. She will be remembered the most for the love she had for her family. She enjoyed being with family and friends, riding motorcycles, and dancing on the dancefloor.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service is scheduled for 1:00 pm Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at Mason Funeral Home in Germantown Hills. Visitation will be two hours before her service also at the funeral home. Memorials in her name may be given to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. To share a memory or send a condolence to her family, visit www.masonfuneralhomes.com.
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