Marjorie L. Brown


Marjorie L. Brown, age 90, of Dorsey, IL, passed away Saturday, July 11, at St. Louis University Hospital. Funeral services for 90 year-old Marjorie L. Brown will be Wednesday, July 15, at 7:00 p.m., in the Immanuel United Church of Christ in Hamel. Burial will be in the Immanuel United Church of Christ Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday, from 4:00 p.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to the donor’s choice. Dauderman Mortuary in Hamel is in charge of arrangements.

She was born on Thursday, February 19, 1925, in Bedford, IA, the daughter of Ray and Goldie (nee Ewart) Garner.

On Sunday, October 26, 1941, she married Marion F. “Pop” Brown.

She was a member of Moro Presbyterian Church, Moro, IL; former member of the Order of Eastern Star and E. Alton Women’s Club.

Born at Bedford, Iowa; grew up in southwest Iowa. After marriage she and her husband moved to California, because he was in the US Marine Corps. After the war, WWII, they lived in Alton, IL. She owned and operated “Marge’s Beauty Shop” East Alton, IL. They later moved to Dorsey, IL in 1974. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, reading, family and her grandchildren.

Survivors include:
Daughter – Patricia L. (Philip) Dennis, Edwardsville, IL
Daughter – Diane L. (Donald) Schmid, Edwardsville, IL
Son – Bruce A. (Janice) Brown, Moro, IL
Grandchild – Michael (Melinda) Dennis, Edwardsville, IL
Grandchild – Lynelle (Josh) Jolliff, Troy, IL
Grandchild – Lance (Megan) Brown, Dorsey, IL
Grandchild – Lynn (Patrick) Kampmann, Edwardsville, IL
Grandchild – Pia (Edwin) Smith, Denver, CO
Grandchild – Lisette Dennis, Saint Louis, MO
Grandchild – Philip (Sharon) Dennis II, Saint Louis, MO
Great Grandchild – Jayden Dennis
Great Grandchild – Miles Dennis
Great Grandchild – Abby Jolliff
Great Grandchild – Ellie Jolliff
Great Grandchild – Tatum Brown
Great Grandchild – Alex (Angela) Smith
Great Grandchild – Danielle Smith
Great Grandchild – Philip Dennis III
Great Grandchild – Paige Dennis
Great Grandchild – Chase Dennis
Great Great Grandchild – Aiden Smith
Great Great Grandchild – Amari Smith
Brother – Marvin (Sue) Garner, Dixon, MO
Sister – Jeanne Newbury, Edwardsville, IL
Brother – Gerald (Kathy) Garner, Clarinda, IA
Nieces and Nephews – Many.

She was preceded in death by:
Father – Ray Garner
Mother – Goldie Garner (nee Ewart)
Husband – Marion F. “Pop” Brown (died July 30, 2013)
Brother – Edwin Garner.

Dauderman Mortuary
102 E State Street
Hamel, IL 62046

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