Maggie Joan Brown, nee Sharp, 89, of Belleville, IL, born Saturday, August 9, 1930, in Madison, IL, passed away Friday, December 27, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
Maggie worked as a waitress with her three sisters for 26 years at the Race Track and then retired to take care of many of her grandchildren over the years. She attended Faith Family Church in Shiloh, IL.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Spouse: Arnold G. Brown
- Parents: Raymond and Pearl, nee Arnold, Sharp
- Daughter: Cheryl Eisele
- Grandson: Chad Eisele
Surviving are her:
- Paula Daley of Belleville, IL
- Kimberly (Joe) Lautner of Belleville, IL
- Jeffrey Arnold (Rose) Brown of Belleville, IL
- Lisa (Mark) McFeeley
- Maggie (Scott) Kramer Greig
- Jeffrey (Dianna) Brown, Jr.
- Michael (Andrea) Brown
- Zach Brown
- Ashley (Zachary) Lautner Weinman
- 9 great grandchildren
- 5 great great grandchildren.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children.
Visitation: Visitation from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Pastor Chris and Larry Bridges officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory in Belleville, IL.
Grandma MAggie, we all learned so much about life and love from you. We will carry you with us in our lives everyday. Praise Him and enjoy Him till we meet again!
I loved this caring woman ,prayers for the family
Aunt Joan was a special lady! She will be greatly missed by many family and friends!
So sorry for your loss, she was a great women.
Paula, I’m so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. You have my sincere sympathy.
Maggie, I’ve known you from being your next door neighbor while I was living in IL. I’ve never known any other person as kind, caring and loving like you. You and Arnold had thought me a lot of things in life.
You and Arnold will be once again together in the other life with our Lord Jesus Christ. You will be greatly missed.