1933 Helen 2019

Helen Brown

July 22, 1933 — October 31, 2019

Helen Brown

Roanoke- Helen E. Brown, 86, of Roanoke, passed away at 10:23 p.m. on Thursday October 31, 2019 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke.

She was born on July 22, 1933 in Roanoke, IL to Charles and Elizabeth (Fischer) Farney. She married Donald L. Brown on November 28, 1954 in Roanoke, IL. He passed away on December 10, 2011 in Roanoke.

Surviving are five daughters, Laurel (Mike) Santi of Columbia, MO; Susan Rocke of Eureka; Marsha (Tom) Durand of Roanoke; Karen (Gordon) Presley of Carlock; Diane (Kim) Steffen of Hampshire, IL; one son, Daniel (Beth) Brown of Wheaton, IL; 21 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and two sisters.

Helen was always giving to her family, community and church. She loved volunteering her time at the Apostolic Christian Home in Roanoke and also at the church where she was active in the World Relief quilting over the years. She loved spending time with her family and enjoyed gardening, quilting, and crocheting.

Helen was a member of the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Church where funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday November 9, 2019. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-7 pm on Friday at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke and from 9-9:45 am on Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke. Online condolences and tributes may be sent to the family at knappjohnsonharris.com.

Visitation

NOV 8. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

Visitation

NOV 9. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CST)

Apostolic Christian Church - Roanoke
1570 County Road 1300 North
Roanoke, IL 61561

Funeral Services

NOV 9. 10:00 AM (CST)

Apostolic Christian Church - Roanoke
1570 County Road 1300 North
Roanoke, IL 61561

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