LORAIN - Cora Bell Brewer, age 87, loving wife and mother, of Lorain went home to be with the Lord and her loving husband on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at New Life Hospice.|
She was born on July 9, 1925 in Manila, Arkansas to Dolph and Rosabell (nee Driskoll) Smith.
Cora was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, sewing and gardening. She was a longtime member of Broadway Assembly Church where she devoted her talents in their kitchen cooking for Camp Blessing and many other events. Her church was a big part of her life and her devotion to the church went way beyond just cooking.
She is survived by her children, Betty Stang Bruin, of South Carolina, Daniel (Cindy), of Virginia, Sherry Elaine (Roger) Childs, of Lorain, Phillip Michael (Carol), of South Amherst and Donald (Novella), of Vermilion; 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; and sister, Dana (Dan B.) Miller, of Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jodie Lee Brewer, in 1994; parents, Dolph and Rosabell Smith; 3 sisters and 1 brother.
The Brewer family will receive family and friends on Monday, February 18, 2013 from 2:00 – 4:00p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Road, Amherst. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Broadway Assembly, 5490 Broadway, Lorain, OH. Rev. Matt Jones will officiate. Interment will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Twp.
Family suggests contributions be made in memory of Cora Bell to New Life Hospice 3500 Kolbe Road, Lorain 44053.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.dovinreberjones.com.
Published in The Morning Journal from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2013