Mary Adele Walton Brown, born on December 14, 1926 in New Orleans, LA, daughter of William Joseph Walton and Lucille Woodruff Walton both of New Orleans, passed away on October 4, 2019 at Chateau de Notre Dame Nursing Home.
She was predeceased by her husband, Jules Desloge Brown, her parents, her brothers, William Joseph Walton, Jr. and Richard Woodruff Walton, and her son-in-law Carlos John Cashio. She is survived by six children Mary Adele Brown, Deborah Brown Krentel (John), Julie Desloge Brown, Mark Walton Brown (Winnie), Jules Desloge Brown, Jr. (Allison), Charles Richardson Brown, eight grandchildren, Peter J. Krentel (Teresa), Todd W. Brown, Garrett W. Brown, Claire C. Brown, Emily A. Brown, Russell S. Brown, Jake D. Brown, Cody M. Brown, four step-grandchildren, Samuel C. Cashio (Spring), Catherine C. Rooks, Jamison Beuerman and Eleanor Beuerman; two great grandsons Anderson B. Krentel and Peter J. Krentel, Jr. and five step-great grandchildren, Anthony M. Cashio, Christopher J. Cashio, Emily M. Cashio, Sarah E. Rooks and Kate M. Rooks.
Known as “May”, she grew up in New Orleans and summered in Pass Christian, MS. She was a graduate of the Academy of the Sacred Heart and attended St. Mary’s Dominican College. She was an assistant nursery school teacher at the Jewish Community Center for many years, a member of the Children of Mary and a member of the Spring Fiesta Association.
The family is grateful to her wonderful caregivers, friends and confidantes, Cynthia Bart and Shikita Harper.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Academy of the Sacred Heart are preferred. A Funeral Mass will be at 12:15 PM on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 in the J. Garic Schoen Chapel of JACOB SCHOEN & SON, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in the Richardson Tomb in St. Patrick #2 Cemetery.