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Mary Esther Gilmore Brown
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Birth: May 17, 1925
Death: Jan. 1, 2007
Mercer County
Illinois, USA

Mary Esther Brown, 81, of Aledo, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, at her home in rural Aledo.

Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. today at at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Aledo. Burial will be in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for Africa Inland Mission through Trinity Presbyterian Church, Aledo.

Mary Esther was born May 17, 1925, to Glenn and Elsie Gilmore. She was a graduate of Sterling College. She married Kenneth Brown on March 21, 1947, in Ohio Grove Township. She was a homemaker.

Mary Esther was a member of the Sunbeam United Presbyterian Church for many years. In recent years, she was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church and its women's organization. She was involved with Home Economists in Homemaking and a member of Homemakers' Extension.

Survivors (and spouses) include her husband of 59 years, Kenneth; her brother, Ralph Gilmore (Merna), Aledo; her sister-in-law, Evelyn Dykstra, Hull, Iowa; her children, Norman Brown (Cheryl) and Carolyn McCrory (Joel), both of Aledo, Warren Brown, Naples, Roger Brown (Shirley), Nairobi, Kenya, and Joy Rosik (Chris), Fresno, Calif.; 15 grandchildren, Andy Brown, Laura Lindberg, Jenny Ilderton, Emily Brown, Brett McCrory, Tara Collison, Jill Hofmann, Karen McCrory, Rebekah Guthrie, Aaron Brown, Jonathan Brown, Rachel and Hannah Brown, and Annalise and Julianna Rosik; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant sister, and her daughter-in-law, Kathy Brown.
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  Kenneth Brown (1923 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Aledo Cemetery
Aledo
Mercer County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Paul Mack
Record added: Feb 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84648014
Mary Esther <i>Gilmore</i> Brown
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Mary Esther <i>Gilmore</i> Brown
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