BERNIE - Helen Jo Brown, 78, died at 4:50 p.m. May 9, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Born March 18, 1926, in Bernie, daughter of the late Joe and Mae McIntosh Charles, she was a member of the Bernie United Methodist Church. She was a Girl Scout leader in Matthews for many years and was a Home Start Teacher for the State of Missouri.
On April 16, 1943, she married Robert Greene who preceded her in death on Jan. 13, 1996.
She and Everet R. Brown were married June 15, 1999, and he survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Terry Lape of Sikeston and Linda and Joseph Greene Prakash of New York; one daughter-in-law, Berneda Greene of Sikeston; one brother, Dale Charles of Phoenix, Ariz.; one sister, Mary Moody of Bernie; and three grandchildren, Chip Greene of Humboldt, Tenn., Holly Greene of Springfield and Carrie Lape of Sikeston.
One son, Larry Greene, also preceded her in death.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Susan Marner-Sides, pastor of the Bernie United Methodist Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.