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Dorothy Brewer

Thursday, February 13, 2003

SIKESTON - Dorothy H. Brewer, 89, died Feb. 12, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

Born June 9, 1913, in St. Louis, daughter of the late William and Bright Jones Calhoun, she was a member of the East Side Church of the Nazarene. She had been employed by the International Shoe Company, Prairie Manufacturing and Catfish Haven before retiring.

On Sept. 9, 1933, she married M.C. Brewer who preceded her in death on Nov. 16, 1978.

Survivors include: four daughters, Carolyn Lipford of East Prairie, Bonnie Brewer and Eletra Pobst of Sikeston and Helen Frazier of Fredericktown; one brother, William Gene "Billy" Calhoun of Whittier, Calif.; one sister, Priscilla Laden of LaPoint, Texas; and seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Brian Blankenship, pastor of East Side Church of the Nazarene, will officiate.

Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: David Turner, Travis Turner, Dean Frazier, Josh Kemp, Lee Pigg and Kenny Joe Parker.

Honorary pallbearers will be her sons-in-law, James Lipford, Gerald Pobst and Cecil Frazier.