Mrs. Lois Kathleen “Kat” Varnes Brown, 83, of Jacksonville, passed away Saturday night, August 31, 2019.

Mrs. Brown was born Dec. 5, 1935 in Apalachicola to parents Mavis and Katie (Wilson) Varnes. Lois enjoyed being a housewife and homemaker to take care of her family.

Her parents; brothers Cecil, Ellis, and Julian; sisters Frances, Maggie Bea and Minnie; and her late husband, Horace Jerry Brown, preceded her in death.

Survivors are her children, Valeriana Brown-Feliciano (Jimmy), of St. Augustine, Gerry Brown and Danny Brown, both of Jacksonville, and one brother, Neil Varnes, of Wewahitchka. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Julie Trudel (Aaron), Gregory Stephens, Jr. (Stephanie), Chris Brown, Danny Brown, Jr., and Matthew Brown; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 19 at Helm-Gallagher Funeral Home in Green Cove Springs, with Pastor Greg Richie, of the Hudson Church of God, officiating. The family will hold a time of visitation from 10:30 a.m. until the start of the service.