CHARLESTON -- Inavee Brown Spoon, 77, died at 2:15 p.m. Feb. 15, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Sept. 17, 1929, in Marble Hill, daughter of the late Woodie and Lucy Bell Estes Brown, she was of the Church of God of Prophecy belief. In 1956, she moved to Cleveland where she was a homemaker and volunteered her service at community food banks. She returned to Charleston in 1994.
On Sept. 2, 1954, she married Max Herbert "Jack" Spoon who preceded her in death on Oct. 17, 2006.
Survivors include: three sons and two daughters-in-law, Robert Quintin and Tracy Spoon of Peoria, Ariz., John and Charley Brown and John Brown of Cleveland; one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Eddie Taylor of Cleveland; four brothers, Stanley Brown and Jessie Brown of Phelan, Calif., and C.D. Brown and Floyd Brown of Charleston; one sister, Dessie Gross of Anniston; and seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
One brother, Ralph Brown; and one sister, Jurlene Burcks, preceded her in death.
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston where services will be at 11 a.m. Monday. Blane Crowly of the Church of God of Prophecy in Bertrand will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Mount Zion Cemetery at Scopus.
Pallbearers will be: Robert Taylor, William Taylor, Kelly Brown, Floyd Brown, C.D. Brown and Jonathan Brown.