|Birth: ||Nov. 5, 1959|
|Death: ||Feb. 9, 2008|
Brenda L. (VanWinkle) Brown, 48, Neosho, died at 8:20 pm, Friday, Feb. 8, 2008 at Cox South Hospital, Springfield, MO, following a four year illness.
Brenda was born Nov. 5, 1959 in Chanute, KS, the daughter of Oscar VanWinkle and Peggy (Byers) VanWinkle. She moved to Neosho in 1975 from Idaho, and graduated from Neosho High School, class of 1978. She has worked at Community Bank and Trust as supervisor in the bookkeeping department, for 29 years, where she received tremendous support and love from her co-workers as well as from her husband's co-workers at South Elementary School.
Brenda was a member of the Harvestime Family Church in Carthage, MO where she was a Sunday School teacher. She and her husband, Chris, were former members of the Faith Assembly of God Church in Joplin, where together they were coordinators of the Children's Church Service. During her stay at Cox South, she touched many lives.
Brenda and Chris Brown were married on Aug. 11, 1979 at Neosho and he survives.
Other survivers include a son, Eric Brown; her parents; two brothers, Gary VanWinkle and Phillip VanWinkle; Her maternal Grandmother, Florence Cleaver; Father-in-law and Mother-in-law, Bill & Esta Brown; her Brother-in-law & Sister-in-law, Denzil & Cassie Brown; Two Sister-in-law and Brother-in-laws, Joletea & Bobby Hamr and Monica and Troy Reynolds; eleven, Nephews; and one Niece.
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Originally Created by: Jody
Record added: Feb 09, 2008
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