Pauline Brown, daughter of the late Audie and Geneva Alexander Davis, was born in Dekalb, Miss., on Oct. 7, 1921, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on June 17, 2011, at the age of 89.
On April 15, 1946, she was married to Zeke Willie Brown. He preceded her in death on Dec. 18, 1991.
Pauline had lived in the Essex, Mo., area most of her life. She had worked as a custodian for the Sikeston Public Schools before her retirement.
Surviving are five daughters, Teresa Tipler and Margarite Ward, both of Sikeston, Mo.,, Jimmie Gaston of St. Peters, Mo., Katerine Kingsvery and Juanita Davis both of St. Louis, Mo.; three sons, Marshall Brown of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Melvin Brown of Atlanta, Ga., Marvin Brown of Malden, Mo.; 20 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; two brothers, Elmer Davis of Chicago, Ill., and Norman Davis of Sikeston, Mo.; four sisters, Osie Oliver of Detroit, Mich., Myneil Cain of Essex, Mo., Elsie Bishop and Ethel Hollmon, both of St. Louis, Mo. Many other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by three brothers.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2011, after 11 a.m. at the Green Memorial Church of God in Christ in Sikeston, Mo.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2011, at 12 p.m. in the Green Memorial Church of God in Christ in Sikeston, Mo., with the Rev. James Turk of Sikeston, Mo., officiating.
Interment will be in the Sunset of Memories in Sikeston, Mo., with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Mo., in charge of arrangements.