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Mildred A. Brown

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 5:27 p.m. CDT

Mrs. Mildred A. Brown, 71, of Morris, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Morris Hospital.

Born June 27, 1941, in Gardner, Mildred was the daughter of the late Thomas Beasley and Mildred (Adams) Beasley-Muncie. She was raised and educated in Gardner.

Mildred married Henry C. Brown on Sept. 16, 1961 in Coal City.

She worked most of her life in food service and retired following employment with Grundy County Home. Mildred will be remembered for her great talent in decorating cakes and sewing.

Survivors include her daughter, Thesesa A. Brown of Morris; sister, Irene Pulliam of Jackson, Mo.; brother, David Muncie of Morris; brother-in-law, William (Alice) Brown of Clarksville, Tenn.; and numerous nieces and nephews, as well as her best friends, Wesley and Cody.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Henry, who died on April 4, 2006; and son, Bryan, who died on July 14, 2012.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Chapel at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Wilmington. Pastor Ron Taylor will officiate.

Mt. Olivet Cemetery is located in the 400 block of West Kahler Road in Wilmington. Those traveling to Mount Olivet Cemetery: Once in Wilmington, take Illinois 102 (Water Street) south to Kahler Road, turn west onto Kahler, and the chapel is located three blocks down on the corner of Kahler Road and West Street.

In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Mildred's memory to a charity of the donor's choosing.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to the family by logging onto www.ReevesFuneral.com.

Cremation and memorial services have been made under the direction and care of ReevesFuneral Homes, Ltd., 408 East Washington St.,Morris. For more information, call (815) 942-2500.

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