Funeral services for Fanny Mae Brown, 85, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 1, 2013, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Brown died at 12:55 p.m., Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at Ozarks Medical Center.
She was born February 18, 1927, at Salem, Missouri, to Newton Vernon Pankey and Opal Worfol Pankey. On August 16, 1943, she was married at Pomona, Missouri, to Carl W. Brown. Before her retirement, she worked in the sewing department at Rawlings Sporting Goods and was employed with Riverways Home Health Care in West Plains. She enjoyed cooking, raising a garden and spending time with her family and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge. Mrs. Brown was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Collins Chapel, Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
She is survived by her husband, Carl W. Brown, of the family home; two children, William Leon Brown, wife, Rose, Brandsville, Missouri and Brenda Thompson, husband, Richard, West Plains, Missouri; five grandchildren, Rich Thompson, Jr., wife, Shawn, Robert W. Brown, wife, Jamie, Danny Brown, Tina Thompson and Betheny Roy, husband, Travis; three great-grandchildren, Matthew Brown, Audrey Thompson and Blaine Thompson; two brothers, Paul Pankey, wife, Ruth and Jack Pankey, all of St. Louis, Missouri; one sister, Helen Haff, O’Fallon, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, three brothers and one sister, precede her in death.
Mrs. Brown will lie in state from 3:00 p.m., Thursday until service time at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery.