|Birth: ||Jan. 31, 1921|
|Death: ||Aug. 20, 2012|
Dorothy E. "Bettie" Brown, 91, of St. Joseph died on August 20, 2012 at her home.
Mrs. Brown was born on January 31, 1921 in Wathena, Kansas and attended school there. After graduating from High School, she attended Gard Business University in St. Joseph and worked for Standard Oil Company of Indiana, located in St. Joseph, for eight years.
In 1949, Mrs. Brown married Elmer G. Brown, Jr. They lived in Troy, Kansas, where they operated a Chevrolet Dealership. They moved to Big Lake Village, Missouri in 1967. He died in 1991 and she moved to St. Joseph in 1993.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Margot Dishon.
Survivors: five daughters, Vicki Cantu of St. Joseph, Missouri, Becki Moore of Bellevue, Nebraska, Roxi James of Smithville, Missouri; Lori Brown of Trinidad, California and Juli Crenshaw of Big Lake Village, Missouri; one son, David Brown of Olathe, Kansas; two granddaughters, seven grandsons; one step grandson; seven great-grandsons; one great-granddaughter; two great-grandchildren on the way; one sister, Wilma (Manville) Gumming, St. Joseph, Missouri; and one brother, Donald Manville, Wathena, Kansas.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Mount Auburn Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Thursday. The family suggests memorial gifts to the Salvation Army, American Cancer Society or the American Red Cross.
Mount Auburn Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 05, 2012
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