A Celebration of Life for Shirley Ann LaNier Brown, 71, Ottawa will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Centropolis Baptist Church, 717 Centropolis Avenue, Centropolis, KS 66067. Green burial will follow at Noon at Evergreen Mound Cemetery in Ottawa.
She passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Morning Star Care Home in Ottawa surrounded by her daughters.
Shirley was born August 3, 1947 in Ottawa, KS, the daughter of Richard E. and Marjorie A. (Fletcher) LaNier.
She was a member of the Centropolis Baptist Church.
Shirley was a homemaker and farmer’s wife. In her spare time, she loved to play bridge. She enjoyed going to flea markets. Shirley liked to travel, canning with her daughters and spending time with her family.
She married Charles W. Brown on August 14, 1965. They were married for 50 years. He preceded her in death April 13, 2016. Later she married CW Brazeal, he survives of the home.
Survivors include three daughters, Betty Simpson and husband, Bob, Baldwin City, KS; Linda Eubanks, and husband, Ted, Ottawa, KS; Connie Tate and husband, Mike, Lawrence, KS; eight grandchildren, and four great grandchildren; two sisters, Vivian K. Nielsen, Peggy S. Fogarty; and brother, William E. LaNier. She was also preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Michael LaNier.
The family will greet friends prior to the service from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Centropolis Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in her name to the Centropolis Baptist Church, Good Shepard Hospice or ALS Foundation and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.