Alfreda was born April 9, 1925 in Sikeston, MO. She passed July 14, 2012 at age 87 years. She lived in Sikeston all of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Brashears, Jr.; her son Milton Allen Brashears; 2 brothers, Cotton Oldham and Ernest Chester Oldham; a sister Rozella Oldham Lovelace; and her parents Alfred A. Oldham and Iva Elizabeth (Bessie) Thompson Oldham. She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Brashears Higdon and her husband Malcolm Higdon. She has 4 grandchildren, Angela Higdon Henderson and husband Bill Henderson, Sheila Higdon, Cheryl Higdon and Kari Costello; 3 great grandchildren, Annette Higdon, Carlin and Patrick Henderson; and one great great granddaughter, Alayna Marie Ann Johnson.
Her Services are to be held at Nunnelee Funeral Home on Thursday July 19, 2012 at 12:00 noon. Elijah Allen from Hospice will be the attending Minister. Viewing will take place the night before, Wednesday, July 18, 2012 from 5PM till 8Pm (4PM for Family).
We are asking all those who might want to send flowers, we would rather you make a donation to a favorite charity in Alfreda's name.