Vivian Brown

Tuesday, September 28, 2004

JONESBORO, Ill. -- Vivian Brown, 82, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Dec. 11, 1921, in Makanda, Ill., daughter of Herman and Daisy Keith Baysinger.

She married Jim Norton in March 1939. He died on Oct. 30, 1967. She then married Winford Brown on Aug. 13, 1979.

She retired from Choate Mental Health Center in 1980. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Jonesboro.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Jeffrey Norton of Alto Pass, Ill.; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Alto Pass Cemetery.