Jess Brown

Friday, October 12, 2007

ANNA, Ill. -- Jess W. "Cheesy" Brown, 87, of Anna died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2007, at John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis.

He was born March 18, 1920, in McClure, Ill., son of Clovis and Stella Goodman Brown.

He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 3455 and Disabled American Veterans.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Survivors include a brother, Ray Brown of St. Louis, and a half sister, Christina Nickles of Anna.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, two half brothers and a half sister.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time today at Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Joe Aldridge officiating. Burial will be in Alto Pass Cemetery in Alto Pass, Ill.