Dorothy Brewer

Thursday, February 13, 2003

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dorothy H. Brewer, 89, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

She was born June 9, 1913, in St. Louis, daughter of William and Bright Jones Calhoun. She and M.C. Brewer were married Sept. 9, 1933. He died Nov. 16, 1978.

Brewer had worked at International Shoe Co., Prairie Manufacturing, and Catfish Haven. She was a member of East Side Nazarene Church.

Survivors include four daughters, Carolyn Lipford of East Prairie, Mo., Bonnie Brewer and Eletra Pobst of Sikeston, Helen Frazier of Fredericktown, Mo.; a brother, William Calhoun of Whittier, Calif.; a sister, Priscilla Laden of LaPoint, Texas; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Ponder Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Brian Blankenship officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.