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Pauline Brown

d. November 13, 2019

Pauline Brown, formerly of Puxico, Missouri, daughter of the late Finis High and Ethel (Dennis) Lawson, was born October 22, 1934, in Imboden, Arkansas and passed away on November 13, 2019, at the Fountain View Manor in Granite City, Illinois at the age of 85 years and 22 days.

Pauline had lived in St John, MO before moving to Puxico, MO where she spent 41 years. She was a member of the New Life Baptist Church in Wappapello and had been a member of the Friends of the Community. She enjoyed flowers, trees and being out in nature and her family & church.

On February 14, 1954, she was married to Bobby L. Brown in St. Louis, Missouri. He preceded her in death on June 20, 2014.

Surviving are two sons, Kenny (Tina) Brown of Mount Juliet, Tennessee, Clifford Brown of Forney, Texas; four daughters, Denise Hamlin of Nashville, Tennessee, Karen(Mark) Culp, Theresa (Brad) Sullivan both of Granite City, Illinois, Janice (Scott) Burke of Royce City, Texas; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one sister, Christine Franks of Ravenden, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Bobby High; two sisters, Arlene Sellers and Joane High.

Visitation will be held at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home, in Puxico on Friday November 22, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday November 23, 2019, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Puxico with the Rev. Harold Sitze and Rev. Bruce Pittman officiating.

Interment will follow in the Puxico Cementery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico in charge of arrangements.

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