Ruby Jean Bailey Brown, 81, of North Little Rock died Saturday, March 16, 2013.

She worked for many years as a devoted employee at Lyon’s pharmacy and then as the office manager for her son-in-law at Bill’s Lock and Safe.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ira Dewey Bailey and Lottie Ethel Liles Bailey; husband, Melvin E. Brown; brothers, Billy Joe Bailey and Forrest Ray Bailey; sister, Martha Ann Bailey Nance; and daughters, Jeannie Carol Brown Smith and Patricia "Tish" Jean Monk.

Survivors include son-in-law, William "Bill" Monk; grandchildren, Alesia Duffy and husband Jay Paul and Tommy Sewell, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Lauren Johnston, Dylan Johnston, and Cole Sewell; great-great-grandchildren, Aaden Johnston, Arabella Johnston and Matthew Johnston; and her "adopted" family members, Cyndi Hettesheimer, Efren "Greg" Tragico and Sunil P. Mistry.; and nieces, Debbie, Lynette, Robin and Raven; and many other friends and family.

A funeral was held 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at North Little Rock Funeral Home, a Smith Family Funeral Home. Burial was in Grissard Cemetery, El Paso.

The family requests donations be made to UAMS Myeloma Institute.

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