SIKESTON - Nora Frances Brown, 80, died at noon June 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born Dec. 5, 1924, in Farrenburg, daughter of the late Ralph Brown and Lillie Violet Moss, she was a waitress at Grecian Steakhouse in Sikeston, where she lived for the past 30 years. She was of the Baptist belief.
On Aug. 31, 1945, in New Madrid, she married Bennie F. Brown who preceded her in death on May 8, 1973.
She was also preceded in death by her stepfather who raised her, Bryan Haynes; and two great-grandchildren.
Survivors include: two sons, Dewayne Brown of Scott City and Gary Brown of Lincoln, Ala.; one daughter, Brenda Davis of Benton; and nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. Wednesday until time for services at 2 p.m. at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. The Rev. Rennie Phillips will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Lightner Memorial Cemetery at Scott City.