Nora Brown

Wednesday, June 8, 2005

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nora Frances Brown, 80, of Sikeston died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Dec. 5, 1924, in Farrenberg, Mo., daughter of Ralph and Lillie Violet Moss Brown. She was raised by her stepfather, Bryan Haynes. She and Bennie F. Brown were married Aug. 31, 1945, in New Madrid, Mo. He died May 8, 1973.

Brown had been a waitress at Grecian Steak House in Sikeston.

Survivors include two sons, Dewayne Brown of Scott City, Gary Brown of Lincoln, Ala.; a daughter, Brenda Davis of Benton, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 11 a.m. to service time today.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the chapel, with the Rev. Rennie Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Lightner Memorial Cemetery in Scott City.