Goldie Brown

December 4, 1919 — April 7, 2015

Goldie Brown

Goldie Brown, 95, of Keithsburg, Illinois died Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.  Services are 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 11 th at Keithsburg First Christian Church.  Burial will be in Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg.  Visitation is Friday, April 10 th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the church.  Memorials may be left for Keithsburg Volunteer Fire Dept. or Keithsburg First Christian Church.  Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is handling arrangements.

Goldie Belle was born December 4, 1919 in Keithsburg, Illinois a daughter of Lawrence William and Trixie Geneva Munson Sheckles.  On November 9, 1936, she married Roy Clifford Brown in Oakville, Iowa.  He preceded her in death on November 27, 1988.  Goldie had worked in Keithsburg at the Button Factory then worked for over 30 years at Cannon Bronze, retiring in 1988.  She also painted at Duke’s Concrete for many years.  Goldie was a member of First Christian Church, Keithsburg.  Goldie and Roy enjoyed bowling together, and later in life Goldie enjoyed wii bowling.  She loved flower gardening and spending time on the river.  Her greatest joy was her family.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son and daughter-in-law:  Duke and Judy Brown, Keithsburg; grandson and spouse,  Bill and Judi Brown and grandson, Charlie Brown and his significant other Sherri Spray; 5 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Katheryn Kinsey and brother Ralph Sheckles.

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