Tuesday, January 6, 2015

OBITUARY: Donna Elaine Brown

Donna Elaine Brown

Donna Elaine Brown, departed this life December 29, 2014.  Donna was born to William R. and Lena DeGraftenreed Brown on October 8th,1942 in Kansas City, Kansas. Both parents preceded her in death.  Also preceded her in death are sisters, Delores Turner, Valiece Wilkins, and Janice V. Sims, one brother, Harvey Brown, and great grandson, Steven Tyler Brown.

Donna received her education from Douglass Elementary, Northeast Junior High and Sumner High School, in Kansas City, Kansas. She accepted the Lord in the Church of God in Christ at a early age.  She was a member at New Hope Church of God in Christ, under Pastor Gerry Roland where she loved to hear him preach.  She loved the Lord and had a great sense of humor.

Donna loved to laugh and cook, and was especially proud of her sweet potato pies.  She enjoyed babysitting her nieces and nephews and looked forward to spending time with her family. Donna had a beautiful voice and loved to sing for anyone at anytime.

Donna leaves to cherish her memory, one son, Steven Craig Brown (Natalie),  three sisters Dorothy Chappell, Ella Zachary, Alvia Evelyn Fuller, all of Kansas City, Kansas, Three brothers, Elder Russell Brown (Elizabeth) of Pueblo, Colorado;  William Brown of Kansas City, Kansas; Darrell Brown (Roberta) of Muskogee, Oklahoma.  Grandchildren,  Sharita Bruce, Andreane Hopkins, Steven Brown Jr. (Ester); Great Grandchildren Tariq,Taniana, Payton, Keith and Laela, and a host of nieces & nephews and many friends.

Memorial Services will be held Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Young’s Memorial Church of God in Christ, 2401 North 9th Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66101.