Flossie Ione Brown, 95, of Sparta, IL; born on November 13, 1927 in Marissa, IL the daughter of George and Essie Myers; passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2023 in Sparta, IL.
Flossie was a member of the Sparta Country Club for many years and became an excellent golfer. She enjoyed sewing clothes for her family, making crafts, and managing her garden. Flossie worked as a beautician for many years and was a life member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Sparta. When she was younger, Flossie bowled in a bowling league and played card games with her friends. She loved to dance and could be spotted on the dance floor with Bill at any event they attended.
She is survived by four children – Beverly (Paul) Brown of Sparta, IL, Rebecca (Steve) Risley of Coulterville, IL, Michael E. (Leslee) Brown of St. Louis, MO, and Mark W. (Gloria) Brown of Tyler, TX; ten grandchildren – Michele Smith, Joseph “Joey” Brown, Ryan Brown, Cristina (Cody) Jordan, Laura (Brandon) Willabey, Amy (Tim) Price, Michael “Scott” (Vicki) Brown, Mindy (Adam) McBride, Amanda (Admir) Kuburic, Bryan (Madison) Welge; fourteen great grandchildren – Brooke (Ben) Hewitt, Dylan Smith, Penelope Jordan, Brandon Kempfer, Ashley Bowen, Emily Brown, Alem Kuburic, Denes Kuburic, Lyla Kuburic, Cortland McBride, Matthew McBride, Gabby McBride, Edin Kuburic, and Emery Welge; two great great grandchildren – Brady Hewitt and Bowen Hewitt; seven step grandchildren; four step great grandchildren.
Flossie was preceded in death by her parents; husband – William E. Brown; granddaughter – Laura Diercks; four brothers – George Myers, Kenneth Myers, Charles Myers, and Elbert Myers; four sisters – Maebell Doak, Darlene Been, Dorothy Holt, and Margarite Myers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sparta Senior Center.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.heilschuessler.com.
Graveside services will be held at a later date.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements.