Linda Ann Brown, 60, died Nov. 22, 2012.

She was born in Akron and was a Cuyahoga Falls and Northampton area resident her entire life. She was a member of Northampton Methodist Church and enjoyed crafts, sewing, ceramics and bowling. She was also an animal lover. Mrs. Brown was a former co-owner of G & L Auto Service for 17 years.

She was preceded in death by parents, Paul Matthew and Irene Ann (Pless) Watson and brother, Thomas Paul Watson. She is survived by her husband, Gary Stephen Brown; sons, Matthew Paul Kline and John Stephen Kline; daughter, Angela Marie Brown (Christopher Teibel); grandchildren, Thomas Anthony Kline, Stephen Andrew Rottinghaus, Sabrina Ann Brown and Emily Marie Kline; brothers, Scott Richard Sovocool, Arthur Lawrence Sovocool and Jeremiah Perry Sovocool; sister, Sandra Irene O'Flanagan; niece, Irene Margaret Williams; sister-in-law, Marissa Shirleen Kline; best friends, Mary Ciccolini and John R. Kline; and many friends.

A funeral service took place at the Anthony Funeral Home McGowan-Reid and Santos Chapel. Interment took place at Northampton Cemetery. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association. McGowan-Reid and Santos Chapel handled the arrangements.