Jo-Ann Brown, 78, a resident of Minden, died Dec. 1, 2008 at Renown Medical Center. She was born Nov. 21, 1930 to William and Hattie Yates. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60-years Curtis L. Brown Aug. 16, 2008. Among her survivors are son Ronald L. Brown; daughters Linda S. Boston and Denise M. Hansen; sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, brothers and sisters. A graveside service will be noon today at Eastside Memorial Park, 1600 Buckeye Road, Minden. FitzHenry’s Carson Valley is in charge of arrangements.