The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 27, 2013

Helen V. Brown


Helen passed away Feb. 23, 2013, in Pensacola, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, William B. Brown.

She is survived by her daughter, Carol Ann (Harvey) Pratt, grandson, Michael Pratt, great-granddaughter, Chandise and great-great-grandson, Brennan; granddaughter, Stephanie (Shannon) Amos and great-grandchildren, Bryce and Brittany; granddaughter, Amy Pratt and great-grandson, Kai; granddaughter, Anita (Jerry) Wilkinson and great-grandchildren, Ava and Kate; grandson, Philip (Jessica) Pratt and grandchildren, Isaac and Emmaline; and grandson, Patrick Pratt.

She is also survived by her son, Gary (Marilyn) Brown, granddaughter, Stacey (Stefan) Schliebitz and great-grandchildren, Mark and Alex; granddaughter, Jodie (Collen) Langford and great-grandchildren, Dominick and Sadie; and grandson, Gregory Brown.

In addition, she is survived by a very special nephew, Steve (Karen) Winters, great-nieces, Charlotte Beauchamp and great-great-nephews, Forrest and CJ; great-niece, Brenda Polke and great-great-nephew, Remington and great-great-niece, Brielle.

Helen was a long time resident of Webb City, Mo., and a very active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Helen was a kind and loving person and will be missed very much.

The family will receive friends at the Simpson Funeral Home, Webb City, on  Wednesday from 5 to 6 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Webb City, with burial in the Mount Hope Cemetery.

Services are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City.

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