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Helen L. Brown

February 27, 1924 October 3, 2019
Helen L. Brown
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Obituary for Helen L. Brown

Helen L. Brown (nee McMillin), age 95, a resident of Plainfield, IL, passed away peacefully on October 3, 2019 at her Plainfield home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on February 27, 1924 in Olean, MO.

Helen is survived by her daughter Charlotte (Randy) Machacek; granddaughters Tricia (Andy) Hall, Lisa (Kevin) McTigue, and Charlotte (Kent) Wegrzyn; great grandchildren Jack, Sydney, Hayden, Grace, Finn, Jade, and Griffin; son-in-law Dale (Jan) Haase.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 29 years Charles H. A. Brown originally from Deerfield, MO; daughter Camille Haase, who passed away in 2006; parents Clinton E. McMillin and Julia Ann Blackburn McMillin, both of Olean, MO; brother Clinton E. McMillin, Jr., who passed away in 1993.

Helen lived in Pasadena, CA as a young teen with her mom and aunts, as her father passed away when she was only eleven. While there, she enjoyed going to the USO to dance with the military men home on leave.

After her marriage to Charles, they resided in Willowbrook,IL where she stayed until moving in with her daughter in Plainfield in 2008.

Helen was a housewife with a knack for sewing everything from underwear to wedding gowns and coats. She enjoyed cross-stitch, playing gin rummy, rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals, and being an excellent cook.

She will be remembered as being a very loving person with a big smile for her friends and family. She will be deeply missed.

Family and friends to gather Saturday, October 12 for 10:00 AM Memorial Visitation until time of Memorial Service 11:00 AM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services 15219 S. Joliet Rd. Plainfield, IL 60544.

Inurnment will take place at a future date in Eldon, MO.

For those wishing to leave a lasting tribute to Helen’s memory, donations to Olean Cemetery C/O Joan Newton 138 Hwy FF Eldon, MO 65026 would be appreciated

For more information, please call (815)436-9221.


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Memorial Visitation

Saturday

12

Oct

10:00 AM 10/12/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/12/2019 11:00:00 AM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

12

Oct

11:00 AM 10/12/2019 11:00:00 AM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Olean Cemetery Final Resting Place

128 County Rd CC-2
Eldon, MO 65026

128 County Rd CC-2 Eldon 65026 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

Olean Cemetery C/O Joan Newton

138 Hwy FF
Eldon, MO 60526
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