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Dorothy Brown

Thursday, September 9, 2004

DEXTER - Dorothy Cook Brown, 94, died Sept. 5, 2004, at the Central Gardens Residential Care Center in Dexter.

Born April 12, 1910, in Hooker, Okla., daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Scott Cook, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter. She had been a teacher for schools in Poplar Bluff and Dexter and was also a speech pathologist for Dexter schools.

On Dec. 25, 1938, at Poplar Bluff, she married Landon Brown who preceded her in death on March 25, 1991.

Survivors include: one daughter, Diana Orr of Dexter; three grandsons, Tom Thrower of Dexter, Maj. Robert Thrower of Leavenworth, Kan., and Greg Thrower of Auburn, Ala.; and four great-grandchildren.

Two brothers, Lt. Col. Forrest Cook and John Mac Cook, also preceded her in death.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday with Roy Sherfield officiating.

Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.