|Birth: ||Feb. 6, 1926|
|Death: ||Feb. 10, 2012|
Florence Marie Brown, 86, of Jacksonville, and formerly of Pawnee, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She was born Feb. 6, 1926, in Waverly, the daughter of Lincoln and Martha Rae Cook Smith. She married Robert R. Brown on June 29, 1947, in Virden, and he survives.
She is also survived by two daughters, Marilyn (husband, Patrick) Wagner of Smyrna, Tenn., and Patricia (husband, Don) Cook of Jacksonville; one son, Andrew (wife, Karen) Brown of Tacoma, Wash.; 10 grandchildren, Michael Wagner of Smyrna, Tenn., Phillip (fiancée, Angel Taylor) Wagner of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Jid (wife, Michelle) Vincent of Girard, Dane Vincent of Jacksonville, Jason (wife, Julie) Cook of Tucson, Ariz., Tiffany (husband, Rob) Cannon of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., Wesley Cook of Jacksonville and Robert Brown, Stephen Brown and Christopher Brown, all of Tacoma Wash.; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Harold (wife, Evelyn) Smith of Pawnee; two sisters, Leona (husband, Jasper) Yoakum of Thayer and Shirley (husband, Richard) Palmer of Virden; many nieces and nephews; and her faithful dog, Cassie.
She was a homemaker and had retired from Sangamo Electric in Springfield. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Jacksonville. She enjoyed flowers and gardening, bird watching and reading. She spent many hours completing beautiful cross-stitch pieces for her family.
Services were entrusted to Williamson Funeral Home of Jacksonville, Illinois.
Lincoln Smith (1891 - 1961)
Martha Rae Cook Smith (1900 - 1987)
Waverly East Cemetery
Plot: NE 1/4 1055
Created by: JLM
Record added: Feb 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85085320
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