In memory of
Bonnie J. Brown
In memory of
Bonnie J. Brown
GALESBURG - Bonnie J. Brown, 97, Galesburg, died peacefully at 9:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at home. Bonnie was born Aug. 4, 1923, in Greene County, Missouri, the daughter of William Marion and Fannie P. (Pulse) Lair. She married Fred T. Brown on Nov. 28, 1938, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death on Nov. 11, 2006. She is survived by her son, Timothy (and Jacqui) Brown of Galesburg; her daughter, Jeanette Potts of Galesburg; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Ronald L. Brown; son-in-law, Gayle Potts; and a granddaughter, Michelle Elder. Bonnie first worked for Healey Real Estate in 1968. She later was a real estate broker when she and her husband owned and operated Diversified Real Estate, Better Homes and Gardens in Galesburg. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was a very giving person who volunteered for many activities. She was a member of the Galesburg Noon Women's Lions Club. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting. Bonnie was a person who loved animals and working outdoors in her garden. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Galesburg. Rev. Mary Runge will officiate. No public visitation is scheduled. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials may be made to the Gordon Behrents Senior Center, Galesburg. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service Galesburg Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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Galesburg, IL 61401
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In memory of
Bonnie J. Brown
GALESBURG - Bonnie J. Brown, 97, Galesburg, died peacefully at 9:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at home. Bonnie was born Aug. 4, 1923, in Greene County, Missouri, the daughter of William Marion and Fannie P. (Pulse) Lair. She married Fred T. Brown on Nov. 28, 1938, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death on Nov. 11, 2006. She is survived by her son, Timothy (and Jacqui) Brown of Galesburg; her daughter, Jeanette Potts of Galesburg; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Ronald L. Brown; son-in-law, Gayle Potts; and a granddaughter, Michelle Elder. Bonnie first worked for Healey Real Estate in 1968. She later was a real estate broker when she and her husband owned and operated Diversified Real Estate, Better Homes and Gardens in Galesburg. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was a very giving person who volunteered for many activities. She was a member of the Galesburg Noon Women's Lions Club. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting. Bonnie was a person who loved animals and working outdoors in her garden. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Galesburg. Rev. Mary Runge will officiate. No public visitation is scheduled. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials may be made to the Gordon Behrents Senior Center, Galesburg. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service Galesburg Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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Hinchliff-Pearson-West, Galesburg
1070 West Fremont Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
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