Thomas ‘Tom’ BROWN
January 17, 1926 ~ August 1, 2008
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Mr. Thomas 'Tom' Brown, of Farmington, passed away early Friday afternoon, Aug. 1, 2008, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, MO., at the age of 82 years, 6 months & 14 days. Tom was born Jan. 17, 1926, at Minnith, in Ste. Genevieve County, MO., to Franklin & Laura 'Evans' Brown. Also preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret 'Sullivan' Brown (1969); second wife, Virgie Hazel 'Boland' Thomure Brown (Aug. 4, 2004); 1 daughter, Donna Brown, in-infancy; 1 son, in-infancy; 1 sister, Melba 'Mrs. Ralph' Ballard & his Guardians, Clarence & Edith Evans.
Tom was a member of the Park Hills United Methodist Church; a member of the St. Francois Masonic Lodge #234 of Libertyville; a US Army Veteran of WWII, in the European Theater & retired in 1991 as a Corrections Officer from the Farmington Correctional Center.
Survivors Include : 2 Daughters, Deborah 'Mrs. Craig' Huhmann, of St. Louis & Marcia 'Mrs. Lloyd' Haims, of Alto Pass, IL. 1 Step-Son: Dennis (& Sharon) Thomure, of Coffman. 5 Grandchildren: Matt, Kyle & Megan Huhmann, of St. Louis; Emily 'Mrs. Joe' Coleman, of Park Hills; Dale (& Sarah) Thomure, of Coffman. Also surviving are several Nieces & Nephews.
Visitation : Sunday, 5-8 p.m. Monday, 5-8 p.m. Visitation Resumes: Tuesday @ 6:00 a.m.
Funeral : Tuesday, 10:00 a.m., August 5, 2008,
at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Rev. Eddie Bone & Rev. Noel Stephens officiating.
Private Interment follows at a later date at Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Farmington.
Memorials to: * Habitat for Humanity; * American Cancer Society &/or * The St. Francois Masonic Lodge #234 of Libertyville.
Tom was a wonderful man that we all were blessed to have with us at the PH senior center. When he moved he was greatly missed. All of us at the center loved Tom very much. Our sympathies are with his loved ones and all that knew him. He was such a blessing to so many. God bless. Holly Buxton, Park Hills Senior Center
So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. You have our deepest Sympathy. But He has gone to a far greater place
Marcia & Debbie, I was saddened to hear of the loss of "Tom Brown." Your family has lost someone who was dearly loved and respected by all of you. He lived a rich life with his family and friends. I am glad to have known him and know he loved all of you very much. While he will be greatly missed by all of you, you have wonderful family memories and now have another guardian angel to watch over all of you.
Marcia, On behalf of the College of Health and Human Services, I would like to express my deepest sympathy. I know that this is a difficult time for you and your family. You are in my prayers. Dr. Loretta P. Prater
Dale and Emily, I so sorry for your lose. My prays will be with you and your family. Sandy